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Ruby "Nelle" Reed


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Ruby "Nelle" Reed Obituary
Ruby "Nelle" Reed, 92, Beverly Hills, formerly of Inverness, passed away Oct 6, 2015 at Life Care Center in Lecanto.
Nelle was born on June 12, 1923 in Yukon, West Virginia to the late John Franklin and Emma King Bowles and came to Citrus County in the mid '40s.
She served as the Secretary for the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners for 20 years and the Secretary for the Citrus County Probation Department. Nelle was a graduate of Beckley College in West Virginia. Active in our community, she was a Life Member and Past Worthy Matron and Secretary for Chapter 65, Order of Eastern Star and also served as an advisor for the Rainbow Girls.
She is survived by her son, Jerry M. Reed of Beverly Hills, two grandchildren, Jerry Reed and his wife Lauren and Curtis Reed; three great grandchildren, Mason, Braden, and Naomi.
Nelle was preceded in death by her husband, Willious Reed, better known as "The Candy Man" and her eight brothers and sisters.
Services will be announced at a later date. Chas. E Davis Funeral Home With Crematory is assisting the family.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Oct. 8, 2015
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