Helen E. Reid, 88, of Shelbyville died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday (March 11, 2015) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be made to the DMH Hospice, 3122 Brentwood Circle, Decatur, IL 62526 or First Christian Church, 202 S Broadway, Shelbyville, IL 62565.
Helen was born October 4, 1926 in Findlay the daughter of Chester and Cecil (Roney) Mathias. She married Don R. Reid May 29, 1949 in Shelbyville and he preceded her in death February 22, 2009.
Helen was a member of the First Christian Church of Shelbyville and the VFW Auxiliary.
She was retired from First Trust Bank in Shelbyville. She loved to cook and garden.
Surviving are sons, Bradley Wayne Reid and wife Deborah of Wilmington, NC and Robert Michael Reid of Charlotte, NC; granddaughter, Sarah Reid- Henderson and husband Zachary Hartman Henderson of Raleigh, NC; sister, Wilma Lampert of Pittsburg, PA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a child in infancy, brothers, Oscar, Emerson, Oran, Marvin, Wayne and Maurice Mathias and sister, Laverna Page.