Mrs. Lorene Mulkey Reece

Mrs. Lorene Mulkey Reece, 76, of Ellijay, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

She was born Dec. 28, 1941, in Gilmer County to the late Denton and Venta Lee Mullinax Mulkey. She graduated high school in Barberton, Ohio, was a homemaker and member of Clear Creek Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by brother, Jerry Mulkey.

She is survived by husband, Hollis Reece; sons and daughter-in-law, Art and Natalie Reece, of Canton, Marc Reece, of Ball Ground; daughter and son-in-law, Kelley and Benny Burgess, of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Carolyn Mulkey, of Barberton, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Ernestine and George Hall, of Ellijay, sister-in-law and brother in-law, Ernestine and Carl Clark, of Ellijay; grandchildren, Daniel and Crystal Hyatt, Corey and Mac Reece, Heather Taylor; great-grandchildren, Millie and  Reece Hyatt, Grayson and Logan Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel Hyatt and the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. 

Music was by Ronald and Linda Hyde, Thelma Champion and Patsy Davenport. 

Pallbearers were Dan Reece, Jason Pierce, Robbie Clayton, Mitchell Cantrell, Joe Farist, Jerry Farist, Scott Garland and Charles Reece.

Interment was in the Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006