Ella "Mae Mae" Reese

of Conway, AR

November 6, 1936 - August 2, 2022

Ella Mae Reese, 85, of Conway, Arkansas went to be with the Lord, August 2, 2022. She was born November 6, 1936 in Nashville Arkansas to Elmer and Ruthel "Bummy" Anderson Floyd. Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Edwin Reese.

Ella graduated from Nashville High School in 1954. She later received her Bachelor Degree, from Harding College, Magna Cum Laude and a Masters Degree from State College of Arkansas (UCA). She taught in the Arkansas Public School System for 20 years. She was appointed to the 1st Board of Directors of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Science and the Arts, by Governor Bill Clinton. Where she served for 8 years. She served a term on the Conway Planning Commission. She is a past Local President of Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO). She is a past Local and State President of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society. She was an active member of Four Winds Church.
Ella loved Her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Her Family and Her Friends. She loved Gardening, Cooking and Fresh Peaches. She also loved Her Dogs Feisty, Happy, Dusty, Sugar, Norma Jean and many others. Ella had a passion for education and always worked to lift up the voices of educators. Anyone that knew Ella knows her huge heart and that she always sought to leave the world better than she found it. We will always remember Ella with her huge smile and charitable spirit.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Chris Reese & wife, Sandy Duncan-Reese. Her Pride and Joy grandson, Trent Reese. Her step-granddaughter, Mollie Parks & husband, Jake Parks. Two great-grandchildren, Drake and Archer Parks. And a host of other Family and Friends.

Visitation will be 6-8:00PM on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, Arkansas. Funeral Service will begin at 10:00AM Friday, August 5, 2022, Roller McNutt. Burial will be at 3:00pm in Restland Memorial Park in Nashville, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to Kappa State Education Foundation, Four Winds Church, The Lantern Theatre or The Faulkner County Humane Society.

Service Information
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
650 Central Landing Blvd.
Conway,  AR 72032
8/4/2022 at 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Funeral Service
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
650 Central Landing Blvd.
Conway,  AR 72032
8/5/2022 at 10:00 AM

Restland Memorial Park
831 Mine St.
Nashville, AR 71852

Memorial Contributions
Faulkner County Humane Society
Post Office Box 1055
Conway, AR 72033
Four Winds Church
2005 Dave Ward Drive
Conway, AR 72034
Kappa State Education Foundation

, AR 

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
650 Central Landing Blvd.
Conway, AR  72032