December 31, 2006
Mrs. Mary Frances Eley Reid, age 86, of the Rover Community of Bedford County, died Sunday December 31, 2006 at Bethany Health Care Center in Nashville,TN following an extended illness. A native of Bedford County, Mrs. Reid was a daughter of the late Clayton and Maggie Smotherman Carlton. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her former husbands, Cecil Eley and William A. Reid.
She is survived by daughters, Lynda (Floyd) Chunn of Lewisburg,TN and Rita (Edwin) Ralston of Nashville,TN; a sister, Jean (Sonny) Glasscock; brothers, Earl (Lavada) Carlton and John (Cordy) Carlton; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, three stepchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 12 noon Wednesday January 3,2007 with funeral services to follow at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Cothran Cemetery in Bedford County.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill,TN is in charge of arrangements.
Marshall County Tribune, Wednesday, Janurary 3, 2007