Margery Bertha Ramlow Reid, 94, of Newton, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at her home.
Born March 11, 1920 in North Bergen, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William Gustav and Bertha Grill Ramlow.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Dewey Reid, Jr.; and two sisters: Caroline Bernice Moore and Evelyn Jean Campbell.
Margery Reid was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hickory.
She is survived by a son, James D. Reid, III and wife Susan of Everglades City, FL, and daughters Margery Reid Warren and husband Howard of Charlotte, NC, Lynne Reid Warhurst and husband Burke of Loxahatchee, FL, April Reid Stringfield and husband Gary of Shelby, AL, Sally Reid Bradshaw and husband Kevin of Hickory, NC, Brenda Reid Lafone and husband Tom of Bluefield, WV; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. J. David Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the church.
Pallbearers will be Margery's grandsons, Michael Reid, Frank Lafone, Benjamin Warren, Luke Bradshaw, Jacob Bradshaw, Samuel Bradshaw, Wesley Knight and Milos Jugovic.
Memorials may be made to Billy Graham Ministries, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201-0001 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
A special thanks to Crystal Smith for her loving care of our mother.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Margery Bertha Ramlow Reid.