June 17, 1942 - June 2, 2017
Mother Mary Reed, 74, of Peoria, IL passed away peacefully at 3:20 am on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Kindred Hospital. Mary was born on June 17, 1942 in Lockport, LA to John and Zillie (Thomas) Nation. Her family moved to Eldorado, Arkansas where she and her siblings where educated and raised. Mary married Glispon Owens. She later married OJ Reed, he preceded her in death. Mary retired from OSF St. Francis after many years of service. Mary loved to cook and invite her family and friends after church to eat. She was a faithful member of City on a Hill Church where she served on the culinary committee and truly loved her Pastor and church family. Mary leaves to cherish her most precious memories her loving children, Janice Owens of Peoria, Marjorie Owens of Denver, CO, Glispon Owens, Jr., of Killeen, TX and Darryl Owens of Peoria; two brothers, Cloyd (Lois) Nation of Eldorado, AR and Jimmy Dean (Amparo) Nation of Clovis, New Mexico; two sisters, Jerri Lee Hill of Eldorado, AR and Maudell Allen of Cedar Creek, TX; three grandchildren, Jimmy Hughes, Eric (Kutisha) Hughes and Jamarria Owens; nine great grandchildren, Jalen, Adrina, Marteyon, Amari, Janyce, Eric, Jr., Travonne, Jamere and Nova; one great great-grandson, Aiden; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and her City on a Hill Church family. She is also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and three sisters. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at City on a Hill Church with a visitation beginning at 10 am. Pastor William Preston will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com.
Mother Mary Reed, 74, of Peoria, IL passed away peacefully at 3:20 am on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Kindred Hospital. Mary was born on June 17, 1942 in Lockport, LA to John and Zillie (Thomas) Nation. Her family moved to Eldorado, Arkansas where... View Obituary & Service Information
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