Deaconess Annie Mae Reed
Stony Creek – Deaconess Annie Mae Reed, age 103, of Reed Rd, Stony Creek, Virginia entered her eternal resting place on July 13,2021 at the Farmville Rehabilitation and Health Centre in Farmville, Virginia. She was born September 21, 1917 in the Reams place of Prince George County Virginia. She was the first born to the union of Cornelius Ruffin, Sr. and Martha Ruffin. At a very young age, she moved with her mothers and fathers and her five older Harper siblings to the Stony Creek area of Sussex County, Virginia. The blended household additional 5 little ones to increase the total range of siblings to eleven, who all grew up and worked on their loved ones farm near Stony Creek. She completed her elementary education and learning via the seventh grade at the Small Mill Elementary University inside of the local community of her property. Early in her existence, she approved Christ into her existence and joined the First Baptist Church, Jarratt, Virginia. There she remained lively, and a devoted member who really beloved her church, through her entire lifetime.
As a younger adult, Annie Mae Ruffin married the enjoy of her daily life, Deacon Kylor Reed, Sr., who had also grown up in that similar Stony Creek neighborhood. She then became an lively farm wife, housewife, and mom of 2 youngsters. Their to start with born was their daughter, Phenoris, and then their son, Kylor, Jr.
Throughout her everyday living, she used her elementary college schooling, her inventive and resource management abilities to build the ideal doable home and family members atmosphere for her family members. She and her husband gave their all towards nurturing and offering the most effective possible academic, and religious advice to their young children, grandchildren, extended family members, good friend and neighbors. While raising her household, she constantly involved herself in home demonstration and economics club membership and actions.
In the course of her lively existence, she served as a 4-H club leader which authorized her small children and grandchildren to get extended everyday living finding out experiences. In the course of the periods when her young children were in university, she was constantly concerned in the PTA which drastically supported the schooling approach of little ones, and her local community. At her church, considering the fact that early lifestyle, she and her relatives were being associated in church products and services, and Sunday Faculty. For significantly of her everyday living, she served on the church choir and other businesses in just the church. Ultimately, she was ordained as deaconess and afterwards chosen Mother of The Church of the Initial Baptist Church, Jarratt, Virginia where by she was honored to maintain all those positions right up until her departure of this earthly lifestyle.
She was preceded in demise by her husband, Deacon Kylor Reed, Sr, her daughter Phenoris Reed Moss, her granddaughter, Shelcie Moss Lawing, her dad and mom, Cornelius, Sr. and Martha Ruffin. Also, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Joseph Harper, Cornelius Ruffin, Jr., and Daniel Ruffin, and her sisters: Fannie H Robinson, Francis H Gooden, Alberta H Curley, Mary Lee Harris, Rosa Brown, Catherine R Wyche, and Geraldine R Hill.
She leaves to cherish her reminiscences, her son: Kylor B. Reed Jr. (Mary G) of Rice VA grandchildren: Voncie Grant (Robert) of North Chesterfield, VA, Craig B. Reed of Yorktown, VA, and Melba C Reed (Samuel De Jesus) of Rockville, MD grandson- in -law: William C Lawing, Jr (Shelcie/deceased) of North Chesterfield, VA great grandchildren: Maya Towers, William C. Lawing, III, and Myles M Lawing excellent-great grandsons: Carter, Brian Jr., and Josiah, all of North Chesterfield, VA., and her sister-in –law, Rachael Lee Curley Reed of Stony Creek, VA her longtime property health caretaker, Christine Hughes, Stony Creek, VA. Also she leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church household, mates, and neighbors to cherish her precious memories.
A homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday July 17, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at the Petersburg Chapel of Johnson Funeral Dwelling, with Rev. CaShawn Parker, officiating and the Rev. George Mayes, eulogizing. Burial will observe at the Dinwiddie Memorial Park.
Public viewing will be held on Friday July 16, 2021 from 12 Midday to 7 p.m. at the funeral house.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the qualified personnel- Petersburg Chapel- Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral House, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, VA. 23803. (804)863-4411.
Released by The Progress-Index from Jul. 15 to Jul. 16, 2021.