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 Matilda Jane <I>Zeigler</I> Reed

Matilda Jane Zeigler Reed

Death 13 Mar 1930 (aged 81)
Burial Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 17301000 · View Source
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Mrs. Matilda Reed, 82 years old, wife of Frank M. Reed, pioneer resident of this county, died yesterday afternoon at 5:45 at her home near Hope following a week's illness due to a complication of diseases.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Hope Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. A. L. Beatty, pastor of the church. Burial will be in the Hope Moravian Cemetery.

Mrs. Reed was a lifelong resident of this county and she and Mr. Reed celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary February 2 at which time they were honor guests at special services held at the Hope Methodist Church and also at a family gathering and an informal reception at their home.

Mrs. Reed was born ad reared in the vicinity where she died and she and Mr. Reed had lived at the present home for 52 years. Both were lifelong members of the Methodist Church and for 32 years. Mrs. Reed was communion steward of the church and Mr. Reed was financial secretary of the same church for 31 years.

Mrs. Reed had been crippled for many years and was forced to use a crutch in getting about, but regardless of the affliction, she attended services regularly until her death made it impossible. Mr. Reed has also been ill and unable to be out for about two weeks.

Mr. Reed was well known and a highly esteemed woman. She was devoted to her home and family and was sincere in her friendship towards all. Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Mrs. D. E. Russell who lives near the family home and one sister, Mrs. Lucy Miller, of Hope.

The Republic, March 14, 1930

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  • Created by: Marvin Mann
  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301000
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Jane Zeigler Reed (15 May 1848–13 Mar 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301000, citing Moravian Cemetery, Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Marvin Mann (contributor 46857060) .