Ruby Jean Reed, 73Published 4:44pm Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Born: Dec. 2, 1939
Died: Dec. 14, 2012
Ruby Reed, 73, of Niles, went on to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 at Lakeland Hospital with her family by her side.
Ruby Reed was born on Dec. 2, 1939 in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Peter and Ella (Phillip) Rixter.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, James Earl Reed Sr. and sister Vina Mae Lawshea.
Ruby is survived by a son James Reed Jr. of South Bend, two grandchildren, Jason and Christian Reed, three great-grandchildren, four brothers; Peter Rixter Jr. of Chicago, Al Swain of Haseltt, Mich., Eddie Lee Rixter of Cassopolis and Robert Lee Holt of Elkhart, Ind., special friends Mrs. Helen Johnson and Mrs. Rosie Avance and many other special friends and family members.
She enjoyed reading, spending time with her church family and joining them in worship at New Vision Apostolic Church. Most of all Ruby enjoyed spending time with her family.
Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. at New Vision Apostolic Church; 819 Lake St., Niles with a time of visitation one hour prior. Bishop Carlton Burrel will be officiating the services.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ruby’s memory to 1st Source Bank; 720 South 11th street, Niles, Mich.
Condolences, photos, and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com or on our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/BrownFuneralHomeNiles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home.