Gladas G. Reed 1907-2002

Gladas Grace “Pat” O’Bryon Reed, 94, of Meadowview Manor, Bridgeport, and formerly of Philippi and Clarksburg, died at 6:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, in Meadowview Manor.

Mrs. Reed was born Aug. 24, 1907, in Terra Alta, a daughter of the late William Harrison and Laura Ellen Messenger O’Bryon.

On Nov. 27, 1935, in Terra Alta, she married Clee Odbert Reed, who preceded her in death on May 7, 1977.

Surviving are a daughter, Carol Sue Reed and husband, Leon Cox, Wellsburg; two sons, Kenneth Reed and wife, Amma and Joseph Reed and wife, Joann, all of Volga; two sisters, Marie Vignam Fairmont, and Faye Nally, Baltimore, Md.; a sister-in-law, Nellie McIntyre, Nutter Fort; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Odair and Howard O’Bryon; and a sister, Thelma O’Bryon Davis.

Mrs. Reed was a 1927 graduate of Terra Alta High School and a 1930 graduate of Mason U.P. Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a nurse at Mason U.P. Hospital and a school nurse for Harrison County Board of Education. She was a homemaker.

She was a charter member of Barbour County Sportsman’s Club, a member of the Red Cross and a member of Faithway Baptist Church.

Friends were received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, Sunday and today from noon until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, with Pastor Downing Gregory officiating. Interment followed in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Faithway Baptist Church, 620 Johnson Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250.

Funeral Arrangements: No information available at this time.

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