Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 1, 2013

Shirley Ann Reschke


The Athens Review

Athens — Athens – Funeral services for Shirley Ann Reschke, 65, of Athens are scheduled for 10 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Folmar officiating. Burial will follow at Carroll Springs Cemetery.

She passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 in Athens.

Shirley was born April 13, 1947 in Terrell, the daughter of Robert Edgar Williams and Lillian Geneva Hunt Williams.  She was a Baptist, and a devoted homemaker.  She enjoyed cooking, canning and making pies.  She spent much of her time outdoors planting flowers and gardening.  Granny loved playing games with her grand kids.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all those she touched.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; two sons Robert V. Reschke, Jerry Don Reschke II; and a  granddaughter Frances “Sissy” Myers.

 She is survived by: her loving husband of 46 years, Jerry Don Reschke, Sr., of the home; her children,  Deborah and husband Johnny Myers of Mesquite,  April and husband Charles (Bubba) Brewer, Jr. of Tennessee Colony, Jodi and husband Wesley Richmon of Athens, J.D. and wife Lucy Reschke of Athens; one sister; four brothers; nine grandchildren, Amanda Michelle Richmon, Cassie LeAnn Strange, Johnny H. Myers, III, James Frank Myers, Cody Wayne Brewer, Beau Brent Brewer, Justin F. Richmon, Shane G. Richmon, William James Strange; five great-grandchildren; James Frank Myers, Jr., Johnny Colton Myers, Jason Kyle Barberee, Jr., Makayla Mendoza, Makyla Mendoza; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Johnny H. Myers, III, James Frank Myers, Cody Wayne Brewer, Beau Brent Brewer, Justin F. Richmon, Shane G. Richmon and William James Strange.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Jerry Reschke Memorial Fund at Citizens State Bank in Athens, account no. 67169410.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

You may light a memorial candle, or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com