Monday, September 27, 2021

Patricia Karen Reese

Patricia Karen Hamm Reese, 61, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 28 at Nowell Massey Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Hill officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow in Murphy Creek Cemetery.
Karen was born December 20, 1959, to James and Margie Higgason Hamm in Winston County. She liked to collect what-nots and enjoyed playing Bingo. Karen also loved to fish but most of all she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Karen is survived by her two daughters Michelle Jones and husband Brian and Pamela Oldham and husband Jimmy all of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Maw Maw” to her five grandchildren: Angel Sinclair, Gauge Dempsey, Dalton Dempsey, Nick Oldham and Georgia Oldham. She also leaves behind two sisters Christine Conn and Charlotte (Mike) Weaks, and two brothers James (Linda) Hamm and Billy (Marsha) Hamm as well as her loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Karen was preceded in death by her parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Jerry Booth, Blake Ellingburg, Mike Hemphill, David Holder, Jeremy Price, and Scottie White. Memorials in honor of Karen may be given to Nowell-Massey Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at