Graveside services for Mattie Ree Sessums, 87, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend of Montgomery, TX will be held Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Tim Spurlock officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 13, 2002 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sessums was born May 23, 1914 in Woodson, TX to E.H. and Esther Cantwell. She married Grover Sessums on June 12, 1932 and they moved to Houston in 1942. On March 11, 2002 her Lord and Savior called her home.
Reeta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, JoAnn Randall, son-in-law, Buddy Randall and grandson Randy Randall, as well as sister, Rachel Boswell and brothers Elzy Cantwell and Hoy Cantwell.
She leaves to cherish her memory 2 sons, Grover Sessums and wife Sallyann of Conroe, TX, and Don Sessums and wife Janice of Houston; one sister, Lona Bradley and husband Sam Bradley of Midland, TX; six grandchildren, Reeta Ainsworth, Earl (Butch) Randall, Don Sessums, Dean Sessums, David Sessums anad Kelly Sessums; fifteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandsons.