Edna Bernice Reed passed from this life on Sept. 18, 2013. She was born Dec. 13, 1933 in Bakersfield to Henry “Edward” and Beulah B (Gipson) Buck.
She was an active member of the TOPS club of Paso Robles and was twice president. She enjoyed doing crafts and playing board games with friends. She was active in church both Coram Deo Christian Fellowship and Live Oak Christian Church. Edna attended the Christian women’s retreat at Hume Lake with her daughters each October for several years.
Edna is survived by husband Thomas Reed; sister Karen Witcher; brother Donald Buck; children Sandra Nightingale, Sheryl Kimbriel, Melanie Hayes, Robin Ridgway, Holly Fox, Abby Neville, Mary Kirkham, Judy Valencia and Tommy Reed.
She was preceded in death by grandson Michael McDonald.
She is survived by 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Edna was laid to rest on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Arvin Cemetery in Arvin.
A Celebration of Life will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Live Oak Christian Church, 15th Street and Oak Street in Paso Robles.For the complete article see the 10-11-2013 issue.
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