Barbara Ann (Murday) Reed, 78, of Delaware passed away Sunday evening Aug. 4, 2013, at Grady Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Sept. 11, 1934, in Columbus, Ohio, to David and Katherine (Brannon) Murday.
She was a 1952 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and attended the Ohio State University
for two years. She was a homemaker and caregiver to her grandchildren and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Delaware, where she taught Sunday school. She also was a member of the VFW
Post #3297 Auxillary and Eagles Lodge #376 of Delaware and the Rakkasans 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team Association and was vice queen of the Foxy Ladies Red Hat Society. She enjoyed playing euchre, making crafts, and dancing.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Michael (Maria) Reed of Oxnard, Calif., Richard (Arlene) Reed of Delaware, James Reed of Chicago, Ill., Holly (Jake Horlocker) Kauf, Cristine (George) Riedmiller, and Scott (Veronica) Reed, all of Delaware; nine grandchildren, Amber Baugher, Katherine (Justin) Ferguson, Jami and Regan Riedmiller, Spencer and Sydney Kauf, Jillian Reed, and Mitchel and Courtney Horlocker; two great-grandchildren, Clinton Baugher and Karsen Ferguson; brother, David "Butch" (Laura) Murday of Texas; four sisters, Sharon (Steve) Baker of Delaware, Jeanne (Harold) DeWeese of Lewis Center, "Sis" Metzler of Columbus and "Pip" (Jerry) Swart of Pennsylvania; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband James Milton Reed on March 4, 1988, and two brothers John Murday and Robert Brannon.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware and where funeral services will be held on Friday Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Tim Chesser officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Contributions in Barbara's memory may be made to the National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Callosum (NODCC), PMB 363, 18032-C Lemon Drive, Yorba Linda, CaA 92886.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.