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Edith Reid

1930 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Edith Reid Obituary
Edith Reid October 28, 1930 - May 24, 2013 Edith Reid died peacefully May 24, 2013 with her family at her side. Edith was born in Cabool, Missouri, October 28, 1930 to Lester and Bertha Wilson. She came to California with her family as a young child. Edith spent most of her life in Bakersfield, California, where she met and married John Reid, and together they raised their two daughters. Edith worked in banking and Real Estate until she retired. Edith was a loving mother and grandmother and moved to Fresno to be closer to family where she could actively participate in her grandchildren's lives. Edith is preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Reid, her grandson Benjamin Norcross, her sister Marguerite Martin, her brother Bill Wilson, and her dear friend Salvet Argain. Edith is survived by her daughters Charlotte Rickels and her husband Don, and Marilyn Norcross and her husband Everett; her grandsons Jeffrey Rickels and his wife Stacy, Michael Rickels and his wife Elizabeth, and Ryan Norcross and his wife Jessica; her great-grandchildren Kaitlin, John, Sarah, and Bohdan Rickels, and Emma Norcross; her dear friend and traveling companion Isabelle Simmerly; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service in Edith's honor will be held Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11:00 at Westminster Presbyterian church, 50 East Santa Ana Avenue, Fresno. Yost & Webb Funeral Home www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 2, 2013
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