Dolores Ann Reed


Dolores Ann Reed, 88, of Grafton, passed away at Taylor Health Care Center, Saturday, July 18, 2020, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in Grafton February 2, 1932, daughter of the late Oscar Newton “June” and Blanche Haskins Rosier.

She was preceded in death by her husband James “Ralph” Reed, September 19, 2011.

She is survived by three sons: James R. Reed, Jr. and wife Pam, Cross Lanes, WV, John L. Reed, Leesburg, FL, Gerald L. Jerry” Reed and wife Debbie Grafton; eight grandchildren: Jennifer Muller and husband Travis, Chris Pinnell and wife Deanna, Donnie Gay, James Ralph Reed lll, and wife Jillian, Amy Gutshall and husband Ron, Heidi Reed, John Reed and wife Charity, and Josh Reed and wife Lyndsie; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Virginia Lucas, Cross Lane, WV.

Dolores was a member of the St Augustine Catholic Church and was known by everyone as Grandma Reed. She never knew a stranger and had a laugh and a smile that was contagious. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family and friends.

Delores was preceded death by one daughter, Terry Reed Gay on December 17, 2009; two sisters, Maxine Rosier and Mary June Martin; and one brother, Benny Rosier.

A very special thanks to the Taylor Health Care Center, administrator, nurses, aids, and all who assist with Dolores care. We love you all, WV Hospice, and Grafton City Hospital.

It was her wishes that she be cremated, and a Funeral Mass for Dolores will be celebrated at the St. Augustine Catholic Church on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., with Father Binu Sebastian officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to the St. Augustine Catholic Church, 17 W. Washington St. Grafton, WV 26354.

Online condolences can be sent to the Reed family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.

Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Reed family.

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