Ruth Mildred Reid, 87, passed away Jan. 14, 2015. Born in Wakefield, MI, she was the daughter of Carl and Guerda Hellsten. Ruth was a member of the Eastern Star and was active in the Job's Daughters. She was also a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church. Ruth's greatest achievement was raising her six children.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John Witter Reid.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Robert (Karen) Reid, Diane (Brian) Donovan, Stephen (Janice) Reid, Lesley (Edward) Leigh, John M. (Carrie) Reid, and David (Connie) Reid; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Sat. Jan. 17, 2015 at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA. You may offer condolences to the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com