Frank C. Reid

OBITUARY:  The Mt. Vernon Register News published the following on Friday, 
August 29, 1980 which read:

Frank C. Reid, Sr., 83, of Centralia, and a former resident of Mt. Vernon, 
died at 2 p.m. Thursday after a sudden illness. He was a retired employee 
of the Illinois Power Co., retiring in 1962.  

Mr. Reid was born in Mt. Vernon June 26, 1897, the son of Robert and 
Mary Reid. On December 25, 1920, in Mt. Vernon, he married Anne Dodds, who 
survives. A Navy veteran of World War I, Mr. Reid had been a resident of 
Centralia for about 50 years. Mr. Reid was a member of the First United 
Methodist Church in Centralia, the Centralia American Legion Post No. 446 and 
the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.  

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of the Luer 
Funeral Home in Centralia with Dr. Ira Thetford officiating. Burial will 
follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends of the family may call 
after 6 p.m. today and on Saturday until the funeral hour at the funeral 

Besides his wife, survivors include one son, Frank Reid Jr. of Centralia; 
two adopted grandchildren, John Robert Reid of Hoyleton and Brenda Evans 
of Godfrey, who lived in the Reid home; three grandchildren and seven 

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Maude Perry and Lela Green; and an 
infant daughter, Betty Ann."

Submitted by: "Family Links"
Feb 25, 2003

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