Harriet J. Reed

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Harriet J. Reed

May 29, 1930 - January 10, 2019

Harriet J. Reed Harriet J. Reed, 88, of Prairie Creek, went to be with the Lord on January 10, 2019.
She was born May 29, 1930 in Long Lake, New York to Howard Rollman and Mary Brown Rollman.
Harriet was the Co-Director of the Sea Breeze Manor Retirement Home. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church and a long-time supporter of various missionary work. She loved nature, flowers and hymns, but most of all, she loved the Lord.
Harriet was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon Edward Reed, who passed away March 18, 2008; her daughter, Christine Woodberry; her son-in-law, Jim Woodberry; her sister, Louise Henderson; and her grandson, Stephen Reed.
She is survived by her sons, Rev. Daniel Reed and his wife, Melissa, of Loganton, Penn.; and Rev. Mark Reed and his wife, Tina of Bicknell, Ind.; her daughter, Debbie Fennell and her husband, Rev. Terry Fennell, of Prairie Creek; her brothers, Elliott Henderson and Floyd Henderson; her sisters, Rose Sykes and Lillian Shumway; and 12 grandchildren; Valerie Winter, Wesley Reed, Timothy Reed, Joseph Reed, Trenton Fennell, Amanda Tan, Heather Reed, David Reed, Katherine Secrest, Emily Reed, Samuel Woodberry, and Niki Midgett, as well 12 great-grandchildren and many others she "mothered" along life's course.
Services will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North Third Street, West Terre Haute; with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The Reverends Mark Reed, Dan Reed and Terry Fennell will be officiating; burial will follow in Highland Lawn Cemetery. The family's hearts were deeply touched by the entire staff of Union Hospital for the compassionate care given to Harriet. Online condolences may be made at www.fitzpatrickfunerals.com.
Published on January 13, 2019
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Ashok & Sabina Ghimire (with Prem & Ashish)
Jan 23, 2019
We knew Grandma Reed through a common friend. Since then, she was so much committed to pray & support us in the ministry God has called us. We never met her personally but always talked to her in the phone regularly. She always cheered @ encouraged us through the cards, prayers & gifts. Her memory was always so sharp. We were planning to visit her last summer, but couldn’t make it due to some family matters. We miss her so much. We were so shocked to know her death. She is really a great godly woman with a great spirit. She was always so much caring & loving to us. We also got to know Debbie through her. Thanks Debbie for your great love & care for your mom all the way to the end of her l...ife. What a GREAT MOTHER you had!!! We will greatly miss her & we feel very sad for losing her. Praise God, she lived a great life for God’s Kingdom & now she is in a better place. All glory to Him!

We have been greatly blessed by Grandma Reed’s life & we will miss her so much. 😞😞😞

Our heartily condolence to Debbie and the family! We are praying for you all.
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Bonnie Midgett
Jan 17, 2019
I am so thankful for the short time I was blessed to be in the presence of Grandmother Reed prior to and during Niki and Tyler's wedding. She is indeed a special lady. Her words and her smile radiated her sweet Christ-like love. I often mention to Gavin and Parker how much their other Grandparents, Jim and Chris, love them and would enjoy seeing the little boys that they are. I will be mentioning Grandma Reed, too.
Rev & Mrs Daniel Shumway Bloomingdale, NY
Jan 16, 2019
We want to express our Sympathy to the Family of Harriet Reed. Harriet was a great woman of God. She lived a wonderful Christian life. She has gone to her reward. We plan to meet her just inside the Eastern Gate.
Kathy Schafer
Jan 16, 2019
Sis. Reed was always very kind to me & encouraging as I was working my way through Bible college! Great Godly lady!
Maurice F. Skinner Jr.
Jan 16, 2019
She was a great lady, a good shepard and a wonderful Aunt. Memories of the Bridgeport find there way into my thoughts often. she is a saint.
Wesley and Debbie Holden
Jan 15, 2019
We have many fond memories of our sweet Sis. Reed as far back as the Syracuse and Binghamton Camp days. Our time here in Hobe Sound overlapped some too. Our prayers are with you.
Bud and Judy Peterson
Jan 15, 2019
We will always remember her sweet spirit..her gentle ways and sweet smile..she was such a special friend and made us feel like part of her family
Pastor Spriggs
Jan 15, 2019
Good bye, Harriet, we’ve “buried” you many times but this is the only time requiring a casket! It was such an honor to be your Pastor over fifty years ago and watch you and Vernon come back to God and the kids following that example. Vernon was my best friend in this world. Now you’ll both be missed but I will meet you “Just inside the Eastern gates” in a few years. Love my memories of our friendship.
Sandra and Don Ley
Jan 15, 2019
Harriet and Vernon and their family were dear friends of ours while they were in Hobe Sound. Our prayers and sympathy are extended to Harriet's loved ones. Heaven is richer and earth is now poorer.
Sam (Golden Boy)
Jan 15, 2019
Thank You Grandma for 36 years of a Christlike example. I will cherish your memory and will continue your legacy. My heart will always have a place in it where you will live. I am the man I am today from your prayers. Thank You.