Bedford Times Republican
August 04, 1960, page 4
Mrs. Bertha Reed Dies In Arizona
Mrs. Bertha REED, 84, widow of the late Dr. D. W. REED of Clearfield, died at Phoenix, Ariz., Monday.
Her body will be brought to the Varner-Crew Funeral Home in Clearfield where funeral services will be held
at two p.m. Friday. Rev. Willis GRANT of Tingley will officiate. Burial will be in the Clearfield cemetery.
Mrs. REED is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ava KLINE of Tingley and Mrs. Veva WILCOX of Phoenix, Ariz.; a
son, D. W. REED of Phoenix; five grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren.
August 02, 1960, Page 10
OBITUARY ~ BERTHA M. REED
Services for Mrs. Bertha M. REED, 84, who died Sunday at her home, 2222 W. Washington will be at 3:30 p.m. today in
the Chapel of Memories, A.L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams.
Mrs. REED, born in Knoxville, Iowa, came to Phoenix 19 years ago from that state.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Veva WILCOX of Phoenix, and Mrs. Ava KLINE of Tingley, Iowa; a son, D. W. REED
of Phoenix, and six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Bedford Times Press
August 18, 1960, Page 4
Mrs. D. W. Reed Rites At Clearfield
Mrs. D. W. REED, a former resident of Clearfield, died July 31, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Funeral services were held at the Varner-Crew funeral home in Clearfield at 2 p.m. August 5. Rev. Willis GRANT of Tingley officiated.
Music was provided by Jane WHITMORE with Marie CREW accompanying her at the piano. Casket bearers were
Fred HARSHAW, Gene BAXTER, Glen REED, Joe BAXTER, Harry ARCHIBOLD and Tony. OWENS. Burial was in Clearfield cemetery.
Mrs. Bertha REED was born at Knoxville, Iowa, October 31, 1876 and entered into rest at the age of 84 years, nine months.
She spent her early years at Mercer, Mo., where she met and married Dr. D. W. REED on January 2, 1895. To this union
were born six children, two boys and four girls.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. D. W. REED and three children, Willa Marie, Harvey, and Agnes.
Leaving to mourn her passing are Ava of Tingley, D. W., Tingley, and Viva WILCOX & a grandson, Richard CLARK, with whom
she shared her life the past 23 years. There are also four other grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren.
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