Ms. Laura Reid, of 2329 Anderson St., Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
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She was a native of Petersburg and attended Petersburg Public School System. Laura was a former employee of AAFES in Fort Lee, Va., and Fort Bragg, N.C.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Jones Sr. and Mary Jones; grandparents, Willie and Laura Rowlett; and three sisters, Ernestine Crenshaw, Vera Mayfield and Denise Jones-Pajela.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her devoted brothers, Carl Reid, Ernest Jones Jr. and Thomas Akins, all of Petersburg, Va.; three loving sisters, Earline Balthrop of Macon, Ga., Rita Epps and Regina Reid, both of Petersburg, Va.; devoted friends, Demetria Fitzgerald, Tiki Stevens and Veronica Clarke; and a host nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Services for Ms. Laura Reid will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va. Interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at 2329 Anderson St., Petersburg, Va.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Reid and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from July 19 to July 24, 2014