Hattie E. Reid 1927-2012

WARREN – Hattie Evelyn Reid, 85, of 629 Third St. S.W., departed this life at 10:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Community Skilled Care Center following an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Kershaw, S.C., the daughter of James and Mary Ella Clyburn Clyburn, and resided in this area since 1946.

Mrs. Reid was employed by Sears as a sales associate for 20 years before retiring in 1993. She also worked at Rebecca Williams Community Center and SCOPE.

She was a member of Second Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mother’s Board and the Nurses Guild, and enjoyed shopping, crossword puzzles and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She leaves to mourn two sons, Charles William (Faye) Reid Jr. and Michael Edward Reid Sr., both of Columbus; four daughters, Barbara Ann (LeRoy) Wallace Sr., Evelyn (James E.) Howard Sr. and Dolores Davis, all of Warren, and Carolyn E. (Greg) Arnold Sr. of Columbus; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a host of relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ralph and Edward Lee Clyburn; and a sister, Jennifer Clyburn.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, where calling hours will be two hours prior to the service.

Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Park Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at 629 Third St. S.W., the family home.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.

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