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Eleanor Nervia Gowder Reid, 81


Passed Away: 01/11/2008

Eleanor Nervia Gowder Reid, age 81 of Clarkesville, died Friday, January 11, 2008, at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Banks COunty on January 25, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William Edward & India Parsons Gowder. She was a dental assistant having worked for Dr. Randy Danile with 25 years of dedicated service and she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Morrow, GA and locally attended Mt. Carmel Baptist CHurch. She was an avid Braves baseball fan, enjoyed watching game shows, and listening to gospel music. Mrs. Reid was very musically inclined having played the piano for several years, but most importantly she was an exceptional grandmother. She was preceded in death by husband, Luther Coy Reid, sister, Dr. Fredna Waters and Callie Burke and brothers, Frank Gowder and Swayne Gowder. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, David and Angy Reid of Sautee; sisters, Edna Elrod and Ethel Tanner both of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Matthew and Sherry Reid, Kristena and Coenraad Brand, Libery Nelligan and Beatrice Nelligan; great grand-daughter, Brooke MaryElle Reid; she is also survived by sister-in-law, M.L.Burke of Atherton, California. She is also survived by special cargivers, Betty Jackson, Judy Weaver, Sharon Jones, and Betty Seabolt.
Funeral Information

Funeral services are 2:00 pm Sunday, January 13, 2008, from Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, in Banks County, with Dr. Randy Daniel and Rev. Swayne Carla officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Rev. James Duncan officiating. The family

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