Mr. James Russell Rease, age 80, passed away in Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie,
NC on Friday, May 14, 2021.
He was a retired car salesman. He was a member of House of Fruit and Faithful Ministry in
His survivors include his wife, Brenda H. Rease of Hobgood, NC; son, James Earl Clemmons of Philadelphia, PA;
step-sons, Roman Devon Frayer of Oak City, NC and Travis Lynn Frayer of Washington, DC; daughters,
Karen Rease and Elwanda Jackson of Greensboro, NC; step-daughters, Katina Frayer of Tarboro, NC
and Kimberly F. Pitt of Hobgood, NC; five brothers, Freddie Williams of Connecticut, Ray Williams,
Willie E. Williams, Larry Williams and Michael Williams all of Williamston, NC; two sisters,
Diane Mills and Peggy Williams of Williamston, NC; four grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren,
six great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
His walk through viewing will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Manson
Mortuary in Williamston, NC. A face covering and temperature check are mandatory upon entrance.
He will also have a one hour viewing from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Woodlawn Cemetery on Friday, May 21, 2021.
His graveside service will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Williamston, NC
with Rev. Jonah Walston officiating.
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