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Virginia P. Reed

Virginia P. Reed, 96, of Delaware, Ohio, passed away on April 7, 2013, in Delaware Court.
Virginia was born May 6, 1916, in Woodsfield, Ohio, the oldest daughter of Sidney D. Reed and Lorena Schwall Reed of Woodsfield, Ohio.
Virginia attended Woodsfield area schools and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Food Management. She was employed at Forte Hayes Hotel and The University Club formally in Columbus in Food Management. Virginia received an award for outstanding achievement from The Ohio State Restaurant Association presenting the Professional Restaurant Operator Awards to Virginia Reed for successful completion of Five Top-Management Restaurant Training Courses, in the preceding two years, sponsored by the Association, Attendance at the Mid-American Restaurant Show Educational Sessions, and At Least Three Years Successful Business Operation as a Member of the Ohio State Restaurant Association. This Award presented on the 20th day of June 1973. Following approval by the OSRA Board of Trustees. Robert Henry, Executive Secretary and Edward O. Elliott, President.
Virginia was a member of the St Mark's Lutheran Church. She loved working in her garden and yard. She was very creative in drawings, doing paintings and also making quilts.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Hazel Farris, Carrie Kindall, Edith Griffith, Helen Secrest all of Columbus, Ohio and two brothers, James Reed and Joseph Reed of Woodsfield, Ohio.
Surviving are sisters: Bernice Krietzman of Columbus, Ohio, Geneva (James) Adams of Mooresvillle, N.C., Mary Salisbury of Woodsfield, Ohio, Nira (John) Howell of Shadyside, Ohio, and brother William (Jean) Reed of Columbus, Ohio. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 28 E. William St., Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. where services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jennell Rue and Rev. Gilbert Schroeder officiating.
Arrangements are in charge of Robinson Funeral Home. Family and friends will also be received at Bauer & Turner Funeral Home at 100 S. Paul St. in Woodsfield, Ohio, on Friday April 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. until noon where a service will follow at noon with Pastor Frank Lehosky officiating. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Virginia's memory. Condolences may be expressed at www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on Apr. 9, 2013
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