Monday, January 16, 2017

102-year-old Millie F. REED dies (1976)

source: Plainfield Messenger (Plainfield, Indiana) - issue of Monday, October 4, 1976 - page 5, columns 1-2:

Danville - Miss Millie F. Reed, 102-year-old Danville resident, died Tuesday in Golden Rule Nursing Home here.

A native of Avon, Miss Reed received a bachelor's degree from DePauw University in 1898 and her master's in botany from Butler University in 1927.

A member of the Primitive Baptist Church here, she operated an art studio in Detroit for many years and also taught art and music in several Indiana schools.

Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Beula Muston of Avon and Mrs. Fern Hadley of North Salem; a cousin, Mrs. Dessie Starkey of Brownsburg; four other nieces; a nephew; a cousin, and a sister-in-law.

Services were Thursday in Weaver Funeral Home here, with Dr. Larry Lilly officiating. Burial was in East Cemetery.

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