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Obituary for Lois Reed

February 23, 1927 - October 21, 2019
Newark, Delaware | Age 92


Lois M. Reed, age 92 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born on February 23, 1927 in Glasgow, DE to the late Norman Charles George and Nettie Belle (Hallabaugh) George.

Lois grew up on a farm with a large and loving family. She was the youngest of 12 children and had an identical twin sister. Lois enjoyed a vast variety of activities such as growing flowers in her garden and canning tomatoes and beans, which her and her family lived on. She also enjoyed shopping and dancing with her husband. Lois was a strong woman who was set in her ways. Some referred to her as a warrior princess due to her courageous attitude and she acquired the nickname, "Tiger". Lois was known for her beauty and always made sure to dress to impress. Many believed she resembled a movie star. She always had a clean and tidy home, she was known for her excellent sweeping abilities. She loved animals and took in strays that were in need of help.

Lois is survived by her son, Charles A. Reed, Jr; grandchildren: Carol-Lynn, Tara, Roy, Jr., Amber, and Charles; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Reed, Sr.; daughter, Lois Carol (Reed) Hanna; and grandson, Donald C. Hanna.

A celebration of Lois's life will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711 where family and friends may attend the visitation beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Scleroderma Foundation" or "Forgotten Cats" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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