Leon Papa Reece, 65


LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Reece, 65, of Lebanon.
A licensed contractor and an avid APHA breeder and trainer, he died Feb. 12, 2011.
The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until the service on Wednesday.
Services will be conducted by Brother Roger Grisham, Rev. Danny Tomlinson and Jason Toporowski.
Survivors include: wife Brenda White; children Brandy (Duane) Turner, Bryan (Tonya) Jennings, Kelly (Garry) Greer and Roman White.
Also surviving: siblings Dot (Buddy) Barbee, William (Peggy) Reece; grandchildren Josie Jennings, Gabe Greer, Hannah Jennings, Rylee Greer, Breanna Turner, Gavin Turner and Sophie Greer; nieces and nephews Angie Cole, Scott Barbee, Jeanalee Topper, Ricky Reece, and Stevie Reece; numerous extended family members and special friends Lidia and Ramon Contreras and Jenny and Flipe Contreras.
Mr. Reece is preceded in death by parents Carl and Annie Meador Reece, and nephews Scottie Reece and Kenny Barbee.
A celebration with dinner and bluegrass music will take place at Leon Reece’s residence (642 Ben Green Rd, Lebanon) immediately following the service on Wednesday.
Honorary pallbearers: Billy Price, Raymond Harris, Lee Gessner, Ricky Reece, Stevie Reece, Ronny Reece, Gary Reece, Charles Taylor, Pete Norman and Danny Richardson.
Memorial contributions: St. Jude Children’s Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis 38105).
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.