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Obituary for Patricia Lynn Reed

Patricia Lynn Reed
October 26, 1953 – May 18, 2022

Our precious mother, Patricia (Patty) Lynn Reed, age 68, left her pain in this world and picked up her heavenly wings on Tuesday, May 18, 2022 after a long illness.
Patty was born October 26,1953 in Oak Hill, West Virginia to the late Eugene Debs Reed and Mae Olivia Stout Reed. The youngest daughter of eight children, Patty was preceded in death by brothers Edward Reed, James Tompkins, Bobby Reed, and sister, Jane Canterbury.
Patty married Jerry Wayne Ward, Sr. in June of 1968 and together they had three children…Taresa, Jerry II, and Tina. When Jerry Sr. proceeded her in death in 1982, Patty took on the role of both mother and father, devoting her life to her children and grandchildren.
Patty was a member of the Salem Road Freewill Baptist Church, where she loved singing, praising God, and praying for those in need. Patty never met a stranger and always found a way to make people laugh and feel loved.
She was survived by her siblings: Delores Davey, William (Bill) Reed, and Ricky Reed; her 3 children: Taresa (Dennis) Daly, Jerry W. Ward, II, and Tina (Josh) Hutcheson; her 10 grandchildren: Jerry W. Ward, III, Lauryn Ward, Ashley Ward, Dennis Daly, IV, Nicholas Daly, Hannah Daly, Thomas Daly, Tyler Mullins, the twins, Conner Mullins and Caden Mullins; and her 2 great-grandchildren: Olivea Louella Felty and Noble Wayne Felty.
The family would also like to express gratitude for the compassionate care Patty received from the nurses at Hospice of Southern West Virginia, as well as the nurses at Roper Hospice in Charleston, SC.
A Celebration of Patty’s Life will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at the Salem Road Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Kees officiating. Following the service Patty will be cremated by High Lawn Funeral Home and interment in High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family requests those who wish to express sympathy to consider donating to the American Diabetes Association in Patricia Lynn Reed’s name.
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High Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.