ADRIAN – God took our special angel home, Minerva Mae Reed, on March 10, 2019, at the age 88.
She was born April 17, 1930, in Hampton, TN, to Jesse and Hattie (Byrd) Tolley. On August 9, 1947, she married Claude Reed in Toledo, OH and he preceded her in death. Minerva had been employed by Adrian Janitorial for 10 years, retiring in 1976. She had been a member of the Adrian Freewill Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Carol Tiede of Adrian, Donna (Danny) Glisson of Adrian and Nancy Fox of Adrian; a brother, Raymond (Judy) Tolley of Adrian; a half-brother, James (Rose) Tolley of Hampton, TN; a sister, Lucy Woodby of Unicoi, TN; five half-sisters, Roxie Tolley, Lilly Tolley, Mable Tolley and Hattie Tolley, all of Hampton, TN, and Barbara Bates of Adrian; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude; parents; grandparents; a brother, Leslie; and a son-in-law, Roger Fox.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 2-6 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Darrell Hyder officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to be used accordingly. Please make checks payable to Donna Glisson. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.