ROTAN EDITH ELAINE ACKER REED, 94, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012 at San Antonio. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the First Baptist Church with burial at Belvieu Cemetery under the ion of WeathersbeeRay Funeral Home. ation will be 9:00 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Edith was born January 10, 1918, in Rotan, to Edgar Lee and Kallie Lilly Yates Acker. She married Earnest Reed July 16, 1946, in New York City. She worked as a Dental Assistant during WWII and lived in Germany and Ethiopia. She later moved to Nebraska and then back to Rotan until moving to San Antonio in 1998. Edith enjoyed getting her hair done, and loved to eat.especially chocolates and sweets.
Edith is preceded in death by her husband Earnest Reed, 1989, parents, two sisters Dorothy Hargrove and Vida Frasier and two brothers infant Willie Yates and Curtis Acker.
Edith is survived by two sons, Kenneth Reed of Amarillo and Michael Reed, Sr. of San Antonio three grandchildren, Michael Reed, Jr. and his fianceacute Stephanie Johnson, Ashley Reed, and Erin ReedGore one greatgrandchild and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. .