Jo Della Reese, 81, of Jacksonville, FL, died on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, after a lengthy illness.
A graveside service will be held in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jo Della was born on July 20, 1939 and was the only child of T.G. and Faye Saunders. She graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1957.
Jo Della married Billy Truman Reese on September 3, 1960. They were married 57 years.
Jo Della was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
She is survived by two sons, Kyle of Jacksonville, Florida, and Jeff of Amarillo, Texas; daughters-in-law, Amy and Kristal; six grandchildren, Peyton, Hannah, Wyatt, Brayden, Brecken, and Berkley; and sister-in-law, Kathy Reese.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be sent to the OneJax Institute at the University of North Florida (1 UNF Drive, Building 53, Suite 2750, Jacksonville, Florida 32224) or the Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church (4001 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32207).