Martha V. (Echols) Reed, 86

EAST LIVERPOOL-Martha V. (Echols) Reed, 86, of East Liverpool, passed away on Dec. 7, 2013 at the beaver medical center. She had fallen at her home on Thursday, and had suffered complications from hip surgery.

Martha was born in Wellsville on Nov. 16, 1927, a daughter of the late William and Grace (Alltop) Echols. She lived most of her life in Wellsville, having lived in East Liverpool for the past 25 years. She was a graduate of Wellsville High School Class of 1945. She worked as a Mold Maker for the former Ceramic Pottery and Pioneer Pottery, and she had formally attended the Central Methodist Church in Wellsville.

Martha is survived by a Son: Robert K. Reed Jr. of East Liverpool, Ohio; a granddaughter, Heidi McIntosh and her husband John of Wellsville, Ohio; and a great- grandson, Mitchell McIntosh of Wellsville, Ohio.

In addition to parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert K. Reed Sr. whom she married in 1946, and four sisters: Betty D’Angelo, Mildred Howell, Etta Cross, and Dorothy Echols.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m., at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes, with Pastor Mark Blakely, of Wellsville First Christian Church, officiating.

Family will be present to receive friends on Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

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