Died: Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
10:30 AM Fri., Apr. 24, 2015
Location: Russell Cemetery
F. Josephine (Ford) Reed, 98, of Austin, TX. daughter of Dennis B. Ford and Sarah Catherine (Lodge) Ford died April 16, 2015. A graveside service will be held Friday. April 24. 2015 at 10:30 am at the Russell cemetery.
Jo was born February 25, 1917 in Russell, IA, and graduated from Russell High School in 1934. She received her Bachelors Degree from Drake University. She taught school in many Iowa schools and also worked for Principal Financial.
Jo married James I. Reed in August of 1938. They were married 61 years and had one son. (Andy) Laurel R. Reed who lives with his wife, Marvel in Ruidoso, NM. She was preceeded in death by her husband. parents, sisters, Phyllis Debok and Carmen Ford, brother. Ivan Ford .
She is survived by her son and daughter in law, 3 grand children and 9 great grandchildren.