Jessica Rea

Obituary of Jessica Marie Hartley Rea

Jessica Marie Hartley Rea, 35, wife of Shawn Rea went home with Jesus on Monday, February 7, 2022.

Born in West Columbia, SC she was the daughter of Rodney Hartley and the late Debra (Debbie) Hite Bradham.

Jessica was employed by UPS, was a tax preparer, a loving wife, and a mother of two precious children.

In addition to her husband of 12 years, she is survived by her son, Tyler Rea; daughter, Taylor Rea; father, Rodney Hartley; uncle Joel (Teresa) Hartley; aunt Susan (Grover) Miller; uncle, Kenny (Lynn) Hite and their children Valeree (Dale) Austin, Carrie (Chris) Berry, Michelle Hite; cousins, Kacee (Danielle) Renney, Michael Boyd and Cody Boyd; step-father, Mike Bradham and his children Terry Bradham, Mike Bradham, Allen Bradham; father and mother-in-law, John (Linda) Rea; sister-in-law, Shannon (David) Keel and their children Chris Rust and Brandon Keel; lifelong friend, Paula Hutson and her children Ashley, Sommer, and Savannah.

She is now resting peacefully with family who preceded her in death including her mother, Debra (Debbie) Hite Hartley Bradham; paternal grandparents, Milo Hartlery and Willie Mae Vansant Hartley and maternal grandparents, Jerry and Dorothy Jean Hite; aunt, Vivian Hite and uncle, Larry Hartley.

“Those who touch our lives stay in our hearts forever.” Jessica was one such person who had a very kind soul, who loved all and counted many to be her friends. There are too many to name, but know they were all held in her heart.

A visitation will be held at Thompson Funeral Home in Lexington, SC on Saturday February 12, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Graveside services will be held at Celestial Memorial Gardens on Sunday, February 13 2022 at 2:00 p.m.



6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Thompson Funeral Home Chapel of Lexington
4720 Augusta Road
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, February 13, 2022
Celestial Memorial Gardens
3111 Delree Street
West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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