Lucretia Lorene "Lorry" Reid, age 88, passed away peacefully August 13, 2012, in Kennewick, Washington. She was born March 4, 1924, in Ashland, Oregon. She lived her childhood in Ashland and Dallas, Oregon. She married Robert W. Reid on July 19, 1944. When Bob got home from World War II, they headed for school at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, where Lorry studied Home Economics. The young family moved to the Tri-Cities in 1950. They raised their family in Kennewick for 21 years. They lived in Rockville, Maryland, for 10 years and retired in Tillamook, Oregon. In 2010, Lorry and Bob returned to Kennewick to be near family.
Lorry's passions in life were family, dance, swimming, family history, and cooking. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She worked with the youth and dance programs. She and her husband established the Tillamook Family History Center in about 1980.
She is survived by her husband of sixty-eight years, Robert W. Reid; children Karen (Earl) Plunkett, Kimberly (Tom) Lampson, Georgene (Kirt) Bare, Jeffery (Lea) Reid, and Susan (David, deceased) Ward, who have blessed them with a legacy of 38 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, and counting. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Elizabeth Reid; her parents, Loren and Nelda Agee; her brothers, Wallace Clifford Agee and William Jackson Agee.
The memorial service will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 820 South Buntin St., Kennewick, Washington, with viewing beginning at 9:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , Inland Northwest Chapter, 910 W. 5th Ave., Suite 256, Spokane, WA 99204.
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