Sherman- Funeral services for Mary Lee Reid will be held at 1:30
PM Saturday May 1 at West Hill Cemetery. Rev. Albert Fisher of the Key
Memorial Methodist Church will officiate with services under the direction
of Waldo Funeral Home. Mary Lee passed away Thursday, April 29 at the Homestead
of Sherman at the age of 74.
Mary Lee Reid was born June 7, 1935 in Sherman, Texas to the late
William and Mary Louise (Autrey) Reid. She graduated from Sherman High
in 1953 where she was voted Class Favorite by her classmates. Mary Lee
worked as a beauty instructor from 1954-1964 at the Sherman Beauty School
and served as the Vice President of the Texas Association of Beauty Institute.
From 1964 to 1968 she worked at the Sherman Foundry before becoming a beauty
operator at the Hallies Beauty Salon in Denison from 1968 to 1975. At that
time Mary Lee went to work as a switchboard operator at Wilson N. Jones
until retirement. Mary Lee was a longtime member of Key Memorial Methodist
Church where she taught Sunday School and worked as a youth counselor for
Ms. Reid is survived by one sister-in-law, Pauline Reid of Carthage,
IL; two nephews, Robert Reid and Kenneth Reid; one niece, Lisa; and several
great nieces and nephews.
Ms. Reid will lie in state from 12:00 to 8:30 PM Friday for viewing.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Key Memorial Methodist Church
Children's Ministry at 901 E. Houston, Sherman TX 75090 or Home Hospice
of Grayson County at PO Box 2306 Sherman, TX 75091.