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Allison K Reece

May 23, 1998 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 22)


Allison K. Reece, age 22, of McCook, NE passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at her home in McCook.

Allison was born May 23, 1998 in St. Louis, MO to parents Devlin and Dr. Lori Reece.  She was the oldest of three children. 

Allison attended school in McCook, graduating from McCook High School with the Class of 2016.  She was active in softball, dance team and tennis while in high school.  Allison continued her education at Chadron State College where she was enrolled in the nursing program and a member of the Rugby Team.  She later transferred to McCook Community College where she continued to study nursing.  Allison was employed by Hillcrest A Caring Center as a CNA and Med Aide and enjoyed spending time with “her old people”.  She loved her two cats, Gertrude and Agnes.  In her free time, Allison loved being with her friends and going on supper dates, movie dates, camping, enjoying lake days, hunting, 4wheeling, shopping, wearing her Croc shoes, make up, movies and Netflix. 

Allison was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church where she was baptized and confirmed on April 29, 2012. 

Allison was preceded in death by her grandmother, Cathy Bettisworth and an infant brother, Joshua Reece.

She is survived by her parents, Devlin (Lori) Reece of McCook; her younger brother, Keagan Reece of McCook; paternal grandparents, Don (Linda) Reece of Chadron, NE; maternal grandparents, Bob (Margaret) Olson of Hemmingford, NE; step grandfather, Dale Bettisworth of Bullhead City, AZ; aunts and uncles, Scott (Monica) Olson of Bullhead City, AZ, Dale (Chris) Reece of Hebron, NE, Dana (Bridget) Reece of Sidney, NE and Jason (Darann) Morgan of Appleton, WI; as well as numerous cousins, extended family members and friends. 

A visitation with family greeting friends will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 4 to 6PM at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30AM on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Memorial United Methodist Church, McCook, with Pastor Jeff Kelley and Pastor Jeremy Labrie, co-officiating. If you are concerned with social distancing, you may also attend the service by watching online at

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook. 

Memorial contributions are suggested in Allison’s Name for future designation and may be sent to Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, o/c the Reece Family, PO Box 476, McCook, NE 69001.   

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Visitation with Family Present to Greet Friends
August 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
305 West C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Funeral Service
August 17, 2020

10:30 AM
Memorial United Methodist Church
105 East E
McCook, NE 69001

August 17, 2020

Memorial Park
W J St & W 14th St, McCook, NE 69001
McCook, NE 69001


In Her Name
C/O Carpenter Breland Funeral Home POB 476, McCook NE 69001

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