Rita Lane Reece, age 68, of Butler, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. She was born on December 23, 1951 to the late Massie Taylor Mullinax Jr. and Dartha Louise Raby Mullinax. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Deloris Barrett, and brother, Robert D. Mullinax. Rita was a talented artist who loved to paint and crochet, and she was an amazing seamstress. She drove a school bus for many years and attended Little Milligan Baptist Church. She was a student at Hudson High School and maintained perfect attendance all 12 years she was in school. Rita was an outspoken lady who will be dearly missed. She loved her family, and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 50 years, Joel Reece; sons, Jonathan (Lisa) Reece and Franklin Reece; sisters, Regina (Michael) Goforth and Rebecca Bentley; brother, Norman L. Mullinax and wife Linda; grandchildren, Candice Sumpter, Allanea Reece, Cheyenne Odom, and MiKayla Reece; great-grandchildren, Shaver Mason Reece, Cassandra M. Reece, Haven Crisp, Easton Coffey, John Luke Sumpter, and Levi Odom. It was Rita’s wish that no formal service be held. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mountaincityfh.com The family of Rita Lane Reece has entrusted her care to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 South Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.