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 Mary Nell <I>Manley</I> Reid

Mary Nell Manley Reid

Carnesville, Franklin County, Georgia, USA
Death 21 Mar 1972 (aged 58)
Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Garden of Meditation, C, 127
Memorial ID 86816497 · View Source
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Many Nell Manley Reid was the daughter of Charles Jackson Manley and Maude Mae "Martin" Starnes of Carnesville, Georgia. She was married to William Lowry Reid (II), son of William Lowry Reid and Mary Jane "Janie" Burns of Avon, Fairfield County, SC.

Although her family didn't have the money to send her to college, she had a brilliant mind and loved to stay current with international events. She and Lowry put 4 children through college. She enjoyed gardening and was a flower show judge. At age 50 she had surgery for breast cancer and was in remission for a number of years. However after 5 years the cancer returned and she died at age 58.

Mary Nell and Lowry had 4 children:
1. Carol Watson Reid, b. 7 Aug 1941 Paducah, KY (Univ of Ala)
2. Barbara Jean Reid, b. 25 Mar 1946, Fort Bragg, NC (Univ of TN)
3. Ann Manley Reid, b. 28 Mar 1950, Elizabethton, TN (Univ of KY)
4. William Lowry Reid, III b. 19 Apr 1955, Murphy, NC (Univ of TN)

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  • Created by: Barbara Reid Ruiz
  • Added: 15 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86816497
  • Barbara Reid Ruiz
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Nell Manley Reid (26 May 1913–21 Mar 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86816497, citing Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Reid Ruiz (contributor 47673477) .