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Friday, April 20, 2012

Helen Ilene (Burk) Reed (April 19, 2012)

Helen Ilene (Burk) Reed entered Heaven’s garden on Thursday April 19, 2012. Loved and missed by her husband of 64 years, Paul D. Reed

Helen and Paul raised two daughters Pamela Schmidt and Michele (Shelly) Acker. Their family was blessed by 4 grandchildren, Melissa Baker, Christina Couch, Tara Powell and Ryan Paul Acker. Helen was loved by 9 great grandchildren, Jason, Gregory, Logan, Nolan, Bailey, Emily, Olivia and Lucas. She mourned the loss of her great granddaughter, Erica Nicole Baker, missing since February 7, 1999.

She was welcomed to the Heavenly garden by her parents, Roy and Lucille (Slade) Burk, and her brothers Paul & Don Burk.

Helen knew how to love and how to laugh and she will be missed.

Services will be held on Monday April 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Elwood Stuart officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday April 22, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com