Posted: Fri 10:42 AM, Apr 26, 2013
Funeral Home: Callaway-Jones Funeral Home
January 11, 1926 – April 24, 2013
Elizabeth Rees, 87, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 with family by her side. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, Texas. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the College Station Memorial Cemetery.
Betty was born January 11, 1926 in Columbia, Mississippi. She married her husband Holly E. Rees on April 23, 1950. They have lived in this area for fifty-six years after moving from Austin. Elizabeth was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. If a friend or family member was ever in need, Betty would never hesitate to come by and lend a hand or cook a casserole.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Fibich, her parents, and her step-father.
Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, husband Holly E. Rees; son, Lane Rees and wife Brenda; daughters, Ann Davis, Ellen Handberry and husband Ron; grandchildren, Brian Rees, Nathan Handberry, David Handberry, Lauren Rees, Caleb Rees; great-grandchildren, Tabbatha, Reese, Leighton, Elizabeth, and Ellery.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the many hospice and health care givers who cared for Betty; Hospice Brazos Valley, Compassionate Care Hospice, Interim Health Care, Caring Solutions Health Care, and Home Instead Senior Care.
For those who desire, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Luke's United Methodist Church at 2700 W. Villa Maria Rd., Bryan TX 77807, or to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 W. 26th St., Bryan TX 77803.
Condolences may be left for the family at CallawayJones.com