Edith Reed services to be in Breck | SummitDaily.com

Edith Reed services to be in Breck


Edith Elizabeth Reed, 80, of Aurora and formerly of Mobile, Ala., passed away Saturday, July 27 in Aurora.

Edith was born July 2, 1922, in Range, Ala., to Grover and Nancy Martin. As a young woman, she moved to Mobile, where she later married Malcome Pettis, and she resided there nearly all of her life. During her lifetime, she worked as a waitress, school bus driver, as a cosmetics sales representative and enjoyed many activities working with the public. On Dec. 4, 1971, she was married to Earl Reed of Mobile. Four years ago, Edith moved to Aurora for health reasons. She was a resident of the Camilia Healthcare Facility in Aurora.

Edith is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Love, of Breckenridge; granddaughter Melissa Peters and husband Chris of Mobile; granddaughter Angela McNeil of Denver; great-grandsons Bryce and Bayland Peters of Mobile; sister Vivian Etheridge of Moblie and sister Clare Mae Staughn of Orange Beach, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Malcolme Pettis, her second husband, Earl Reed, her brother J.A. Martin and her sister Ella Stringfellow.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Father Dyer United Methodist Church in Breckenridge, with Rev. Dr. Bryan Austill officiating. Visitation will take place for one hour prior to the service at the Church. Interment will take place Friday, Aug. 2, at Mobile Memorial Gardens in Alabama, following services in Mobile.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of America or to the American Heart Association, in care of Rocky Mountain Funeral Home, P.O. Box 5170, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

Services are under the direction of Rocky Mountain Funeral Home.

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