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Emily Crowe Reid

Emily Crowe Reid




Emily Crowe Reid, age 98, and wife of the late Rev. Jack Mitchell Reid, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at NHC of Laurens.


Born in Inman, SC, she was a daughter of the late Robbie and Minnie Floyd Crowe. Mrs. Reid was a homemaker in addition to being a minister’s wife, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Laurens.


Surviving are her children: Judy Reid Coleman of Greenville, Brian Thomas “Tom” Reid and wife Carolyn Baldwin Reid of Laurens; grandchildren, Brian Jonathan Reid, Leslie Reid Mattison and husband Travis Lee Mattison, Alicia Coleman Housman and husband Chris Housman, and Andrew James Coleman; eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.


In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by a sister, Eunice Crowe Wilbanks and a son-in-law, James Boyd “Jim” Coleman.


Memorial services will be held at 4:00 pm, on Friday November 22, 2019, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Alex D. Henderson. A private burial will be held at Westview Memorial Park.


The family will be at the home of her son, 209 Sherwood Drive, Laurens, and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary immediately following the service.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.



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Tom, Carolyn, and families,
You are each in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy, Myrna

Myrna Quinton Nov 25 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emily Reid

Steve Dunaway Nov 23 2019 12:00 AM

Tom, Carolyn, Brian and Leslie, My sincere sympathy goes out to all of you on the loss of Mrs. Reid. She was always smiling. One of my best memories I have of her, she loved to talk about cooking and she would always share with me how she prepared everyone's favorite meals. She told me how she prepared cooking hamburger patties for Tom and I still do this today. I loved her energy. Prayers for the family.

Paula Aiken Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

Leslie our prayers are with you and your family. May god give you comfort during this time. If you need us we are here.

Rita Quinton/Ronald Thompson

rita quinton Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

Our sincere sympathies along with great appreciation for Mrs. Emily ("Mama Jack") and "Papa Jack" who were very special to us! We are grateful for her tremendous service to the Lord Jesus Christ!

David and Judy Humphries Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

Tom, Carolyn, Brian, Leslie and families, My thoughts and prayers are with you all during the coming days. Mrs. Reid was a very special lady and I will forever hold a special place in my heart for both she and Preacher Reid. Mrs. Reid taught me in S.S. during my preteen and early teen years. She left a lasting impression on me and was a wonderful teacher of God's word! May you find peace in knowing that she is certainly celebrating in Heaven now and will see us all again!

Kimberley Culbertson Vaughn Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

To the family of Ms Emily Reid, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Ms. Emily was a great lady and I admired her so much. May God grant you peace. Catherine & John Holder.

Catherine Holder Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emily Reid

Mark Batess Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

Brian and family, a mother or grandmother is the most valued being on earth. No one and nothing can fill the void created by the loss. May fond memories bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Betty Walsh Nov 20 2019 12:00 AM