Louise Bell Reed, 70, of Hinton, Va., died Friday afternoon, Aug. 24, at Nella's Nursing Home, Elkins, following an extended illness.
She was born Nov. 4, 1941, at Philippi, a daughter of the late Flay and Nola Olive (Poling) Boyles.
On Sept. 17, 1963, she was married to Homer Kenneth Reed, who preceded her in death on August 16, 1971.
Surviving are three daughters, Patricia Louise Dunn and husband, Tom, Penny Gene Bennett and husband, Roger, all of Philippi, and Nancy Lynn Rhodes and husband, David, Hinton, Va.; two sons, Thomas Lee Reed and wife, Elizabeth, Clifford Homer Reed and wife, Barbara, all of Staunton, Va.; one brother, Richard Lee Boyles, Hartley, Del.; seven grandchildren, Matthew Thomas Reed, Jason Cole Dunn, Heather Nicole Zirkle, Brandy Lee Owens, Robert Lee Bennett, Dorsey Lynn Bennett and Cheyanne Lynn Rhodes; and 10 great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a two sisters, Margaret Belle Monte and Edis Ann Upton; and by one brother, Buey Dale Boyles.
Mrs. Reed had cooked in several area restaurants and retired in 2007 from the dietary department of Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Va.
She attended the Valley Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 South Main Street, Philippi. Pastor Bryan Headley will officiate and interment will follow in the Cross Roads Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour on Tuesday.
Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.