Barbara May REED

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REED, Barbara May

went to be with the Lord December 25, 2018. Barbara was born in Indianapolis, Indiana where she graduated from Ben T. Davis High School and attended Butler University. She became a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines where she met her husband, Harold Reed. They lived in Belle Mead, NJ and later moved to Bethlehem, PA where they raised their three daughters. Barbara also completed her undergraduate degree at Moravian College and received her Masters of Education at Lehigh University. Barbara worked in Bethlehem, PA as a reading specialist for Northampton County School District. In 1990 Barbara semi-retired and moved to Riverview, FL with her husband. In Florida she continued to work as a substitute teacher, volunteer at her church and in the community, travel and take cruises, workout and run, and stay involved in several organizations such as Silverliners, AAUW, and Tri-Delta. Barbara is survived by her daughters, Lisa Bohn (Greg), Laura Reed, and Robyn Dyer (Jon); her sister, Deborah Smith; five grandchildren; one great- grandchild; and nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Harold Reed. A celebration of Life ceremony will be held Saturday January 19, 2019 at 11 am at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Brandon, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara's memory to St Andrew's United Methodist Church. Brewerfuneral.com
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 13, 2019
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