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Anna Vesta Cokeley Reed
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1906
Coffey County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 15, 1998
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Obituary, The Gridley Light - Anna Vesta Reed

Anna Vesta Cokeley passed away may 15, 1998. She was the fifth child born, September 13, 1906, to Cyrus and Katie Bell Shook Cokeley in Gridley, Kansas.

Vesta graduated from Gridley High School. She married Ray William Reed on January 7, 1927. They were married 54 years before his death in 1981. She was a housewife and together with her husband they farmed northwest of Gridley until 1940 when they moved to Wichita. Vesta lived in the family home in Wichita until 1990 when she entered a nursing home.

Two sisters, Ida and Erma and three brothers, Alva, Clarence and Floyd preceded her in death.

Survivors include two children, Morine Schen and bob Reed; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held May 18, 1998, at 10 am. At the Broadway Chapel in Wichita, Kansas with Rev. Michael McGuire officiating. Casketbearers were: Greg and Bob Reed, Les Williams, Scott Tiger, Ian Schen, and Russ Weber.

Interment was in the White Chapel Cemetery.

Obituary - Wichita Eagle - Reed, Vesta, 91, homemaker, died Friday, May 15, 1998. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Broadway Mortuary.

Survivors son, Bob of Lampe, Mo.; daughter Morine Schen of Wichita; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Alzheimer's Association.
Family links: 
  Cyrus Cokeley (1866 - 1943)
  Katie Belle Shook Cokeley (1871 - 1930)
  Ray William Reed (1907 - 1981)*
  Ida Cokeley Reed (1894 - 1978)*
  Alva Cokeley (1899 - 1964)*
  Erma Grace Cokeley Wagler (1903 - 1989)*
  Clarence Nelson Cokeley (1904 - 1974)*
  Anna Vesta Cokeley Reed (1906 - 1998)
  Floyd Homer Cokeley (1909 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
White Chapel Memorial Gardens
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Bertha Avery-Hood
Record added: Oct 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16236459
Anna Vesta <i>Cokeley</i> Reed
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Anna Vesta <i>Cokeley</i> Reed
Added by: Don Edwards
Anna Vesta <i>Cokeley</i> Reed
Added by: Bertha Avery-Hood
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