Alberta Reed

REED, Alberta Parks, 86, of Wheeling, WV died January 24, 2013 at Liza’s Place.

She was born July 20, 1926 in Benwood, WV, a daughter of the late Hardy Parks Sr. and Ada Parks.

She was a homemaker, a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She belonged to Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Bellaire, OH for over 50 years and when her health started failing she moved her membership to Macedonia Baptist Church, Wheeling where her two daughters were members.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Reed; trwo sisters, Leona Poole and Myrtle Parks; her two brothers, Hardy Parks Jr. and Nathaniel Parks.

Surviving are her two daughters, Jacquelyn Stinson (Rev. Stinson) and Sandra Donaldson of Wheeling; and one son, Vick Bailey (Mamie) Jacksonville, FL; a special niece, Carla Jones (Arvin) Rochester, MI; a sister, Willie Mae Coleman, Dayton, OH; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren , a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday January 28, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 105-12th Street, Wheeling from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m., with Rev, Dr. Melvin G. Rippy, Pastor, officiating. Rev. Willie F. Stinson will give the eulogy.

Internment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Arrangements by the Kepner Funeral Home, 1308 Chapline St., Wheeling.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.

Alberta Reed

REED, Alberta Parks 86, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Liza’s Place.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Homes, 1308 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV.