Ms. Emma Reid, age 74, of Blackshear, GA, departed this life Monday, December 10, 2018, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross.
She was born May 24, 1944 in Niagra Falls, New York to the late Elton and Susie Reid. She graduated from the Pierce County School System in 1961. She later attended and graduated from Albany State College with an Associate degree in nursing. She later moved to Dade County, FL, where she received her LPN License.
She spent most of her adult life in Florida where she was a nurse at University Hospital and the Florida State Prison until she decided to move back to Blackshear in 2003.
She loved her fish, rabbits, and her dog companion, "Foxy". She attended the Kingdom Hall for many years, and became a faithful member in 2015.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Bradley Reid.
Survivors include her daughters, Kendra (Travis) Black, Valdosta; Lajuanwa (Paul) Howard and Jessica Simmons, Jacksonville, FL; grandson, Travis (Chelsea) Black Jr.; great- grandchildren, Olivia Drouillard and Layla Black and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Saturday December 22nd from 8:30 a.m.-9 a.m. in the sanctuary of Rainge Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will begin at 9 a.m.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Final and most sacred arrangements are entrusted to the professional care of Rainge Memorial Chapel, Inc.