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Michelle B. Rees
Date of Death: November 1, 2013
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Tuesday 11/5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
399 Apple Pie Ridge Road
Winchester, VA 22603
Wednesday 11/6, 11:00 am

Michelle B. Rees             Michelle Rene Brooking Rees, age 40, of Winchester, Virginia, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2013 at her residence. Michelle was born in Falls Church, Virginia in 1973, the daughter of Donna Ware Brooking and the late James L. Brooking.  Michelle was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of …
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Bill Reich left a message on November 2, 2013:
Very sorry for your loss to the whole family. God Bless
Lisa Koeberlein Durant left a message on November 6, 2013:
My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Brooking and Rees Family. Michelle was a wonderful women who touched the lives of every single person she came in contact with. She will truely be missed.
Kim Bledsoe left a message on November 6, 2013:
My condolences to the entire Rees and Brooking family. Michelle and I worked together at Intelitarget and she was a source of support and humor at every turn. She was never daunted by mundane daily tasks, and could find fun in almost any situation. She was a ray of sunshine to me at work, and during difficult personal times as well. One of the best times I had as an adult was with Michelle, acting like kids. It relieved a ton of stress in a harmless way and brought a clarity to the situation that had been lacking. She will be sorely missed! We always think there'll be time to reconnect with folks with whom we have lost touch. This will be a reminder of me to let those I value as friends now at every opportunity, for we never know when we will lose that "touchstone"! May God bless you all in these difficult times! Kim Bledsoe and Stephanie Jackson (daughter)
Morris and Rocio (Chio) Wood left a message on November 6, 2013:
Dear Mike and Family: Our hearts are heavy for the loss of your dear Michelle, though time had passed since our association in Springfield, Va; your cheerful and beautiful faces are so fresh in our minds, we love and cherish your dear family and will keep these wonderful memories in our hearts.May her legacy and the many lives she had touched be a comfort to all of you and an impelling example to all of us. Our prayers and thoughts always Morris and Rocio Wood
gail gerhart left a message on November 6, 2013:
My prayers and love go out to you dear Rees family! I still can not process this sad news. Michelle was such a sweet and loving person. Even though I haven't seen you all in years since moved out of Manassas, you have always been in my heart. Mike and Michelle both helped my children when we went through hard times. Please reach out to me if I can be of any help to you all at this time or anytime in the future. My Heavenly Father keep you and bless you with strength. I send my love. I wish I could be there. Sincerely with love, Gail Gerhart
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Georgina left a message on November 6, 2013:
Donna, I can be there in person today but my heart has been with you since I heard the news.
Kelly Hall left a message on November 6, 2013:
My heart aches for you and your family Michelle. I treasure getting to know you and your family. I am grateful to be called a friend of your daughters. I will miss most your outlook on life and how you taught me how to look at others. All my love, Kelly Hall
Erika Gerhart Berger left a message on November 5, 2013:
My deepest sympathy and condolences to Mike and family. I met Michelle over 15 years ago when I was still a sassy teenager and she and Mike moved to the neighborhood with 4 young kids and quickly became friends with our family through neighborhood chit chat and babysitting. I remember her warm personality, fun sense of humor and amazing mom skills. She also became one of my Sunday School teachers and made each time fun by relating her own real-world experiences to me and other young women which meant a lot to us even then. I will never forget her kindness and example of love in this world. I know that her best virtues will live on in each of her awesome kids and adoring husband, each of whom she so openly adored. I feel privileged to have known her at a special time in my life. Sincerest regards, Erika
Tricia Claassen Mapes left a message on November 5, 2013:
I just can't fathom that Michelle is gone, such a lovely person. You have my deepest sympathies and prayers in this time of grief. I am so sorry for your loss. Fly high with the angels Michelle!!
Dale and Brigitte Miller left a message on November 5, 2013:
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ~Dale and Brigtte Miller
Cathy Ackerman left a message on November 5, 2013:
I`m very sorry for the family of Michelle.They were blessed to have her.She is very busy now, doing things for others, as she did on earth.I wish all of you peace and comfort in knowing that you will all see her again, and that will be a glorious reunion!
Cathy Ackerman left a message on November 5, 2013:
The moment I met Michelle at Church, in Relief Society, we looked into each other`s eyes and felt that we had always known each other.We became good friends, and we kept in touch even after she moved to Winchester, and we moved to Minnesota.
Jennifer Parry left a message on November 5, 2013:
My deepest sympathies go out to the Rees and Brooking families. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Sara Towne left a message on November 4, 2013:
I am so sorry for your loss and cannot even begin to understand the pain you all feel. Michelle was a sweet, sweet friend and this is such a terrible loss. Please know that the Rees and Brooking families are in my thoughts and prayers. We now have an amazing guardian angel looking over us all. Love to all her friends and family. Sara Towne
The Reich Family left a message on November 2, 2013:
Dear Rees Family, Our hearts are so full of sadness as we learned about Michelle's passing. She's been a wonderful friend, neighbor, fellow Home School Mom and so much more. She was so full of love, had a heart of gold, & was always there with a (((((((HUG))))))) whenever anyone needed one. You made the world a much better place & you will be dearly missed. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please let us know if we can help in any way at all. All Our Love, Bill, Stacey, Josh, Ben, & Stef
Ginger Kovak left a message on November 7, 2013:
Dear family, Your mother living a awesome life. What a shinning example she is. I have only gotten to Know your family for such a short time and yet she touched my life as well as a friend of mine. What a shinning testimony she is giving us all. I want you children to know that I think you all are the best. I know the older children and I must say you mom did good. For me I will have this wonderful memory of her in church Sunday the 27 the day the mission president made a visit to our ward. How happy and glowing she was sitting there listing to what all the Bishop had to say about our missionaries in the field. I remember thinking wow how happy she is and all is ok in her life. I know now your hearts are crying and as it will seem at times you have lost the compass in your life. Oh how mine did when my mom left me. This I will say lost I was and it was when 2 elders came to my home and showed me the plan. then it all came together for me. So take our heavenly fathers plan and start each day with a plan as he gave us use it as your compass. Our hurts do ease with time and I know you all will extend the love of your mom through your lives. I know may have offered to help and be there for you. Just know I am here if you just need a talk or a friend. My love and Prayers are with you , Ginger
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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