HARLEM, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, March 2, 2002, at the V.A. Medical Center, Mr. Joe Reid Jr., T.Sgt. (Retired), husband of the late Annie Reid,of Sandy Run Road, Harlem. Funeral service will be held Thursday, March 7, 2002, at 3 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Columbia County, Ga. with Rev. A. Maurice Booker officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Mr. Reid was a native of Harlem, a 1963 graduate of Blanchard High School, and a member of Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church. After 22 years of service, he retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was the beloved father, son and dear brother of three daughters, Yvonne Reid, Harlem, Letitia Reid-Nnanabu, Spokane, Washington, Selena Reid Worrell, Seattle, Washington; one son, Reginald Reid, Seattle, Washington; mother, Mary L. Reid, Harlem, Ga.; four sisters, Geneva Jones, Harlem, Mary Lazenby, Alberta Tanksley, Mattie Gaither, all of Augusta; He will be remembered as a kind and loving man who leaves seven grandchildren and many devoted friends, especially, Joanne Gobson. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle March 6, 2002