Mary Reed

Mary Reed, 92, of Marion, IN, and having family in LaFontaine, IN, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at 7:30 a.m. at Wesleyan Health Care Center in Marion.  

Mrs. Reed was a homemaker and attended Swayzee Christian Church most of her life.  

She was born June 23, 1926, in Somerset to Burvia and Ruth Malott Eckelbarger.  She married Sterling Reed, and he preceded her in death in 2001.

Survivors include a son, Larry Reed, of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Sara (Ryan) Ream, of Sheridan; Scott (Jennifer Julian) Reed, of LaFontaine; Matthew (Alyssa) Reed, of Gas City; Andrew Reed, of Bloomington; Keith Crist, of Texas; Tammy (Mike) Oblein, of Virginia; and Tracey (Todd) Walsh, of Washington; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Crist.

Calling is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Rybolt Chapel, 314 N. Washington St., Swayzee. A funeral service will follow immediately after at noon at the funeral home. Rev. James Luttrull will be officiating, with burial taking place at Thrailkill Cemetery.

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