Lila Denise Treece

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Lila Denise Treece, 66, of Osceola, passed from this life Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Niles, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Monroe Dillard and Bertha Mae McConnell Reid and had lived in Michigan, Germany, Texas and Oklahoma before making her home in Northeast Arkansas in 1999. Lila received an Associates Degree in Business Management from Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville. She had been employed as a manager at Plum Point Inn of Osceola until her retirement in 2020. Lila enjoyed reading, watching old movies and playing video games.

Survivors include two sons, Trey Austin and wife Alicia of Caraway and Fred Treece and wife Tiffany of Manila; two daughters, Melissa Jean Schroeder and husband Dustin of Waxhaw, N.C., and Tori Renae Reid of Tulsa, Okla.; three sisters, Carol Lowery of San Antonio, Texas, Sheila Richmond of Etowah and Sonya May of Buckeye. She also leaves six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Service and Cremation in Manila. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online guest register: