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Beulah Jane Reece was the 5th child and second daughter of Zeb and Vallie Reece.
My aunt “Jane” was born on September 19, 1933 in Summit County, OH. I haven’t been able to figure out if she was born on Archwood, as
was her sister (my mother) Alice, two years later.
Jane married Albert Lozier on 21 SEP 1951. He was born on March 17, 1933 and he passed away on July 29, 2011. (Her obituary says
marriage was on the 22nd, but it had numerous errors in it that have been corrected below) I will attempt to find documentation to verify
this in the future.
Jane appears in lots of group family photos through the years. Most of these are found on her Father (Zeb Vance Reece) pages. But here
are a few cropped from those.
I do not know what year this was taken.
This photo was taken in front of Jane
and Albert's house in Lodi, OH
Taken at a gathering of the siblings in 1991
Alice, Jane, Nellie and Vivian
And in Closing
We lived in Ohio, I think it was in Barberton, and a rare treat was when we all got to go visit Aunt Jane and all our cousins. When I first knew her, they were
building a house on a piece of land out in the country and were living in what would become the basement. I didn’t know my uncle Albert very well. He always
seemed quiet and a bit gruff. I learned from her brother, Alvin, that they had a business that was something to do with truck caps.
Later on in the late 60s or early 70s they finished the upstairs of the house. But I only remember being in it when it was still a 2x4 forest.
I remember her telling us about how she had sugar-cured a ham and how they found tasty morel mushrooms and she cooked them for us in plenty of butter.
It was the first time I had eaten mushrooms.
I have memories of Jane working at Osh Kosh B’Gosh clothing factory. But that may have been after they moved from Lodi to Kentucky.
I think they came back North at least one time in 1992 or 1993 and the whole family visited me at my house in Wayland, OH.
I can’t recall when I learned she had Parkinson’s but I know she fought a long time. If anyone has any stories or photos they would like to share, I would love
to have them to include herein.
Per Findagrave as discovered in an online obituary:
Beulah Jane Reece Lozier, 81, of Red Boiling Springs., TN, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in
She was born September 19, 1933 in Summit County, OH to the late Zeb Reece and Vallie McClure Reece. She was a retired garment factory
worker and homemaker. She was united in marriage on July 22, 1951 to Albert Lozier who preceded her in death on July 29, 2011.She is survived
by two daughters: Anna Grinestaff and husband Danny of Red Boiling Spgs., TN, Joyce Ann Brown of Lafayette, TN, two sisters: Alice Canada of
Birmingham, AL, Nellie Reece of North Carolina, two brothers: Vance Reece of New York, Alvin Reece of Mansfield, OH, three grandchildren and
seven great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother: Clifford Reece, and two sisters: Lucille Reece and Vivian Reece.
Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, March 12 at 3:30 PM at the Lozier Family Cemetery at Bugtussle.
Note: The Lozier Family Cemetery is also known as Pedigo Cemetery It is located in Bugtussle, Monroe County, Kentucky, USA