Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 8, 2011 3:24 am EDT


BUTLER — E. Elizabeth “Dr. Betty” Reed, M.D., 93, passed away Oct. 5, 2011, in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home.

She was born Esther Elizabeth Reed on Dec. 7, 1917, in Jelloway, She earned her master’s degree from The Ohio State University before entering medical school at Wayne State University College of Medicine in Detroit, Mich. She returned to her family home in Butler and practiced medicine for 49 years.

Surviving are sister, Jeanne Antinozzi ; eight nephews and nieces; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; cousin, Mary Esther Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by parents, John A. and Hallie Gladys (Zimmerman) Reed; brother, Dr. Myron Reed; sister, Dr. Barbara Reed Dedehayir.

Visitation will be Monday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Jerry Schmalenberger will officiate. Burial in Bunkerhill Cemetery near Butler.

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