Birthplace: Shawnee, OH
City of Residence: Leroy Township, OH
Memorial Date: 05/15/2012 - 12 p.m.
Memorial Location: Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon.
Sylvia (nee Johnson) Reed, of Leroy Township, died May 12, 2012, at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township. She was 83.
Born Dec. 7, 1928, in Shawnee, Ohio, Sylvia was a longtime area resident.
Sylvia Johnson married Alvie Reed March 26, 1948, in Greenup, Ky. He preceded her in death on July 18, 1970.
A homemaker, Sylvia enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
Sylvia is survived by her sons, Danny (Kimberly), of Chardon, and Randy, of Leroy; daughters Sandra Evans, of Thompson Township, and Debby (Joe) Fox, of Leroy; grandchildren, Thomas, Cliff, Melissa, Michelle, Danny, Renee, Robin, Elizabeth, Sarah, Benjamin, Logan, Jennifer and Jason; 12 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Steve Niro, of Jefferson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Spencer and Mary Martha (Patterson) Johnson; brothers, Louis, James, Mervin, Orville, Elmer, Robert, Ernest and Nelson Johnson; great-grandchild Evan Myers; and daughter Martha Niro.
Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon.
Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Township.
Arrangements by The Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Information and online condolences at www.burrservice.com.