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Wilma Reed

NINETY SIX -- Wilma B. Reed, 89, of 119 Park St., widow of William Mack Reed, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Self Regional Medical Center.

Born in Hickory Grove, she was a daughter of the late Fred Washington and Martha Dowdle Benfield. She was retired from Greenwood Mills, Sloan Plant and was a member Temple Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Flora Brown of Greenwood and Agnes George of Yadkinville, N.C.; two sons, Weldon Reed of Ninety Six and R. L. Reed of Greenwood; three brothers, Irvin Benfield of Hickory Grove, Ray Benfield and Robert M. Benfield, both of Rock Hill; five grandchildren, Alissa Long of Yadkinville, Amy George and Kim George, both of Yadkinville, Jenny Edwards of Ward and Jamie Brown of Greenwood; three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at noon today at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Johnny McDaniel officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Harley Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 95 Saluda St., Ninety Six, SC 29666.

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