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THE AUGUSTA GAZETTE, 3 September 1953
Obituary of ELLA REED
Funeral Rites Friday For Mrs. Ella Reed

Mrs. Ella Reed, 83, wife of Lee Reed of Rock died yesterday morning at her home. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. from the Rock Methodist church. Rev. Oscar Magnussen will be in charge. Nephews will be pall bearers. Burial will be in the Elmwood mausoleum here. Dunsford Funeral home is in charge.

Mrs. Reed was the former Ella Varner, daughter of Butler county early day settlers. She was born at DeSota, Ill, the daughter of Jesse and Olive Varner. She was married to Lee Reed, October 19, 1943, and had lived at Rock for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Methodist church there. She is the last of the Varner family.

Besides her husband she leaves two men she reared in her home as sons, although they are not adopted. They are Harry Stone of Douglass and Raymond Gray of Winfield, besides nieces and nephews.
Transcribed and Contributed by Marland Boucher

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