Surrilda was born in Picher, Okla., on Feb. 16, 1918, the daughter of Gordon and Myrtle Pruette Golden. She attended schools in Picher.
She was united in marriage to David S. Reese on Dec. 24, 1934 in Pineville, Mo. They were married for 57 years until his death on Feb. 17, 1991. She moved to Chanute in 1992.
Surrilda and her husband were Concessionaires and traveled the United States for most of their life.
She was member of the Eastern Star, American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries. Among her many hobbies were sewing, fishing, gardening, and painting, after retiring. She enjoyed playing bingo, pool, and cards at the Chanute Senior Center.
Surrilda is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Hibbs and her husband, Dean, Chanute; one grandson, David Hibbs and his wife, Carolyn, Chanute; two great-granddaughters, Brandy Anderson and her husband, Shawn, Guthrie, Okla., and Samantha Reinecke and her husband, Shawn, Chanute; three great-great-granddaughters, Layla Reinecke, Chanute, OceanRae Anderson, Guthrie, Okla., and Katlyn Gardner, Dickinson, N.D.; two sisters, Eleanor Burklow, Portage, Mich., and Irene Alexander, Boynton Beach, Fla.; and one brother, Jack Golden and his wife, Irene, Hurst, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and an infant sister.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 31 at the Daniels Cemetery in Hiwasse, Ark.
Memorials in her name may be made to Castaways Animal Shelter and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family on-line, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com