Elouise "Lane" Reed


ALLEN JUNCTION -- Elouise "Lana" Ann Reed, 66, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Born Feb. 28, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Versie (Lusk) Lee Mills of Matoaka and the late Nathan Crandell Mills. Mrs. Reed was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha Reed; and a grandson, Brian Reed. Survivors include her husband, Willie Reed Jr. of Allen Junction; two sons, Charles Reed and his wife, Barbara, of Allen Junction and Archie Reed of Stanford, Ky.; three daughters, Carol Dixon and her husband, Gary, of Mullens, Charlotte Mullins and her husband, Lonnie, of Stanford, Ky., and Janetta Massie and her husband, Richard, of Pierpoint; a brother, Dasil Mills of Glen Lyn, Va.; two sisters, Oma Akers of Matoaka and Loma Combs of Cool Ridge; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Butch Acord officiating. Burial will follow in Keaton Mills Family Cemetery, Egeria. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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