April 26, 1919-March 30, 2009
Reed, Velma Ruth Christie Born in 1919 to Ethel Waters and Sam Christie in Frisco, Texas. Velma Ruth passed away March 30, 2009. Preceding her in death: her husband of 65 years Millard Reed, son Jimmie, daughter Carolyn, and sister Etta Ownsby. She leaves to mourn her: brother S.W. Christie, daughter Patricia Carroll and her husband Ken, grandchildren Kimberly Papa and Amanda and Jack Carroll, great-grandson Timothy Rivera, great-grand-daughter Sarah Irvin, great-great-granddaughter Haley Rivera, and many nieces and nephews. Velma enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and travel. Visitation at Restland/Wildwood Chapel at 2 pm, followed immediately by the funeral service at the same location at 3 pm, on Friday, April 3.