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Date published: 1/21/2014

Verna Mae Reid

Elton Verna Mae Reid, 77, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Ms. Reid was a member of Midland United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and ceramics.

Survivors include her brothers, Howard C. Cook (Cynthia), Herbert Scott Cook (Brenda) of Alaska and William C. Cook (Brenda); sisters Edith Payne (Tuck), Virginia Myers (Tom) and Patricia Monteith; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Clark Cook and Elaine Cropp Cook; brother Joseph Lee Cook; and nephew Justin Cook.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Polio, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Box 6176, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, D.C. 20044.

The family thanks her friends and caregivers, Cathy Tasker, Marian Lundy, Tamara Lundy, Alice Walker and Lisa Lewis.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.