Terry Lynn Reiss, 61, of Caroline Lane, Pembroke, departed this life Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg after a short battle with cancer. Born in Richmond on September 19, 1956, she was a daughter of the late Mack Osaley and Geraldine Hartley Johnson. She was a Christian confessing her faith at the Church of God in Pembroke and more recently at the Church of God in Christ in Eggleston. Terry had been employed at the Ben Franklin store in Pembroke and later as a family counselor at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. She was currently employed at Tangent Outfitters in Pembroke. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Joseph Gilmer and a brother Mack O Johnson, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of twenty-two years Michael Todd Reiss; her sons and daughters-in-law Stephen Gilmer II and Jennifer of Narrows, Matthew Gilmer and Brianna of Pearisburg, Jacob Gilmer and Amanda of Christiansburg; her daughters and sons-in-law Crystal Coleman and Ronnie Lang of Newport, Stephanie Tran and Loc, of Richmond, Shannon Gilmer of Richmond, MaKala Price and Ozzie of Pembroke; her brother Robert Cole Johnson of Richmond; her grandchildren Tyler, Trey, Joseph, Minh, Andrew, Sadie, Cole, Isaiah, Maggie, and Rose.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 19, 2018, in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St, Pembroke, at 2:00 pm with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The funeral home will be open for friends and family to visit Sunday from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sunday afternoon. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.