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By Staff | Feb 8, 2013

Esther Marie Reed, 85, of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at the Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown.

Born Aug. 30, 1927, in Union Bridge, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry D. and Mary E. Chambers Koons.

She is survived by three sons, Kenneth A. Reed, of Gettysburg, Pa., Franklin L. Reed, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Joseph C. Reed, of Chambersburg, Pa.; one daughter, Kathryn Vosburgh, of Falling Waters; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Pauline L. Forney, of Union Bridge, Md.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernice Arlon Reed, who passed away July 18, 2003.

Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Pleasant View Memory Gardens with the Rev. Terri Cofiell officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, 9455 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, WV 25419 or Berkeley Senior Center, 217 N. High St., Martinsburg, WV 25404.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.