YOUNGSTOWN Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at the L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home for Mrs. Izora Reid, affectionately known as Ma Reid, who departed this life at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mrs. Reid was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Youngstown, a daughter of Benjamin and Addie Lewis Crim.
She was a graduate of The Rayen School and had been employed by General Motors Lordstown for 20 years. She was also a caterer, and had worked for Ciceros Restaurant as a short order cook, Raveena Steel, and was a cook for Larrys Lounge.
She was a former member of the Sun Shine Chapter of the Eastern Star. She was an avid bingo player.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Barbara (Clearence) Williams of Youngstown; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Besides her husband of 59 years, Rosber, whom she married July 3, 1940, and who passed away June 16, 2000, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Lawrence Larry Reed; a daughter, Ilene Reid Washington; two sisters, Stella Shaffer and Rose Cooper; and two brothers, Bill and Alfonso Crim.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services, from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.