Sandra Reed, 81

Sandra L. “Sandy” Reed, 81, Marion passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Marion General Hospital.

Sandy was born Nov. 20, 1937 in Van Buren, Ithe daughter of the late Homer and Irene (Snider) Penrod.  She married Richard Reed in November 1954, and he survives.

Sandy was a homemaker and worked at Eastbrook High School in the cafeteria for 10 years.  She then worked as an LPN at University Nursing Home in Upland, and York Place in Marion.  She was a member of Hillside Wesleyan Church and enjoyed collecting antiques, and had a love for horses.  She also enjoyed riding her motorcycle in her younger days and was an avid NASCAR fan.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Reed of Marion; two sons, Rick Reed (Sandy) of Gas City and Chris Reed (Crystal) of Goshen; two daughters, Cyndi Gilbert (Randy) of Kokomo, and Rhonda McCown (Ron) of Wabash; 12 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a half-brother, Donald Penrod.

Friends and family may call from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.

Funeral Services will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gary Bingham officiating.

Burial will follow funeral services at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.

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Posted on 2019 Jun 27