A resident of Independence died at 5:55 PM on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at her home. She was born May 12, 1920 in Independence and was 94 years of age. She received her Master's of Education degree from LSU. She was a active member of Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family and Community (TVFC) with 58 years of service. Survived by 2 daughters, Susan R. Dreher, Independence and Elizabeth R. Erkenswick, Chicago, IL; 5 sons, Thomas E. Reed, Amite, Richard W. Reed, William S. Reed, Daniel C. Reed and David M. Reed, all of Independence; 1 brother, Glenn A. Bahm, Houston, TX and 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lionel Reed and her sister. Elizabeth B. Sawyer. Visitation at St. Dominic Catholic Church from 8 AM until religious services at 11 AM on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Services conducted by Fr. Howard Adkins. Interment Stevens Cemetery, Independence. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to TVFC Scholarship Fund, c/o Mitzi Verbene, P.O.Box Box 647, Loranger, LA 70446. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
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McKneely & Vaughn Funeral Home, LLC - Amite
60100 Westway Drive Amite, LA 70422
Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 28 to May 29, 2014