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Wilma Lynne Morris Rees, age 81, of Noel Drive, Blowing Rock, passed away Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020, at her home.

Lynne is survived by two daughters, Annette Johnson Beeler and Susan Ivel Johnson, both of Blowing Rock; her significant other, Gordon Skoog of Blowing Rock; her ex-husband, Preston Johnson of Blowing Rock; two granddaughters, Amber Holdridge and husband Cliff of Tahoka, Texas, and Charissa Corbin and husband Matt of Franklin, North Carolina; one grandson, Jay Grojean and wife Deseree of Spicewood, Texas, and her great-grandchildren, Grace Holdridge, Elijah Holdridge, Anna Holdridge, Hope Holdridge, Sadie Corbin, Josie Corbin, Zoey Grojean, and Jayden Grojean.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Lorenzo and Daisy Morris, and one sister, Farris Turner.

Funeral services for Wilma Lynne Morris Rees will be conducted Monday afternoon, January 13, 2020, at 2:00 o'clock, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Bud Russell and Pastor Cliff Holdridge. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, from 3:00 until 5:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions. may be made to Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 3505 Bamboo Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

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