2012-02-25 / Obituaries

Judith Ann “Judy” Reed

Judith Ann “Judy” Reed, 68, of Thornville, passed away on February 15, 2012, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. She was born on April 15, 1943, in Zanesville, to the late Vincent Blackstone and Pauline (Baughman) Blackstone, who survives. Judy was a 1964 graduate of The Bethesda School of Nursing in Zanesville and retired from Pickerington Nursing and Rehab Center after 27 years of service. She loved flowers, landscaping, interior decorating and animals of all kinds. Judy was a member of the Zion reformed United Church of Christ and was a devoted, loyal, dedicated, and loving daughter, wife, mother, and mama.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert Reed; daughters, Jocie (Wade) McGlothlin, Jennie Seum and (Chris Bordenkircher), Keri Reed and (John McNeish III); three grandchildren, Ethan McGlothlin, Shelby Seum, and Caryn Grogan, all of Thornville; three brothers, David (Carol) Blackstone, Mark (Julie) Blackstone, both of New Concord, James (Barb) Blackstone, of Dallas, Texas; father-in-law, Gerald Reed, of McConnelsville; sisterin law, Carolyn (Lynn) Boetcher, of Pickerington; a special friend, Carol Marshall, of Zanesville; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Mary Reed.

A funeral service celebrating Judy’s life, was held February 19, 2012, at the Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 8000 Highpoint Rd., Thornville with Dr. Herbert Hicks officiating. Burial followed in Zion Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Reed family.

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