Sandra L. Reed

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Sandra L. Reed

Sandra "Sandy"(Walters) Reed, 66, formerly of Eureka, IL died due to complications following heart surgery at 10:05 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.

She was born on December 1, 1943 in East Liverpool, OH to Lewis and Marguerite McDowell Walters. She married Frank Reed on July 8, 1967 in Newell, West Virginia. He passed away on April 21, 2008.

Surviving are one son, Matthew (Kara) Reed of Decatur, IL; one daughter, Brooke (Brandon) Beck of South Lyon, MI; six beloved grandchildren, Ashlyn, Kaile, Alexia, Brayden, Brinley and Brielle; one brother, Roy (Laura) Walters of Hammondsville, OH; two sisters, Carol (Don) King of Bourbonnais, IL and Sue (Harry) Lee of Wellsville, OH.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, as well as her parents and grandparents.

She was raised in Newell, WV and graduated from Wells High School in Newell, WV.

Sandy recently retired from Eureka Community Hospital in Eureka, IL and relocated from Eureka to New Hudson, MI, where she enjoyed being a mother and grandmother.

She was a regular attendee of Brighton Church of the Nazarene, in Brighton, MI; prior to relocating to Michigan, she was an active member of the Eureka Church of the Nazarene in Eureka, IL.

Sandy will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the Eureka Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Gordon Barrick will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka, and one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in the Hoult Cemetery in Chrisman, IL with a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences may be sent to the family at