Lillie Mae Reed, an eighty year resident of Beacon, New York passed away at the age of 102 on Thursday, August 21, 2008.
Reed was born on November 24, 1905 in Orangeburg, South Carolina to the late Lonnie Spigner and Hattie Jenkins.
She worked in manufacturing at the Aviator Hat Factory in Beacon and was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Wappingers Falls, New York.
She is survived by three sons, Willie Lee Reed and Lonnie Reed both of Beacon and Michael Reed and wife Margie of Fishkill, New York; One daughter, Dorothy Headspeth of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Fifteen grandchildren, Forty great grandchildren and Twenty seven great great grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by husband, Benjamin Lee Reed, parents, two sons, Vincent Reed and James Reed, Three daughters, Vivian Reed, Willie Mae Wright and Frizzelle Reed, two brothers, William Spigner and Lonnie Spigner, sister, Lucille Bonaparte and a great grandchild.
Visitatio will take place on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Beulah Baptist Church, Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12508. Service will follow at 11:00 am at the church. Reverend Tony Hart will officiaitie.
Interment will be at Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, New York.