MANTI-- Thomas Edward Reece, age 54, passed away August 16, 2000 in Mt. View Hospital, Payson, Utah.
Born September 25, 1945 to Noel Gunner and Evelyn Vione Reece of Payson, Utah. Survived by: wife VeAnn Koyle Reece; children: Tait Reece, Melissa Reece Sorsenson (James), Chris Reece, Melinda Reece, Amy Reece Chidester (Jesse); grandchildren: Broderick Reece, Greggory Reece, Nicholas Reece, Travis Sorsenson, Brett Sorsenson, Cameron Chidester. Also survived by Vione Reece (mother), David Reece (brother).
Tom was a devoted educator, whether in the classroom or later in the private sector. He spent 28 years in education, then was able to work in his second love, when he became a ranch manager.
Services Saturday, August 19, 2000, 10 a.m., Manti LDS Stake Center. Friends may call Friday 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 to 9:30 a.m. prior to services. Burial, Payson City Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.