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Clifford Reed       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 30, 2004

LINCOLN -- Clifford E. Reed, 66, of Lincoln died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at 2:05 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His body was cremated and no services are planned.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home of Lincoln handled arrangements.

He was an automotive route salesman and had worked at Lincoln Developmental Center for three years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1956 through 1962 in Battery "B," 1st Missile Battalion of the 43rd Artillery Unit.

He was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Lincoln to Clifford L. and Goldie Olive Mahoney Reed. He married Phyllis Loretta Paoni on Dec. 27, 1984, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son, Lee Reed of Lincoln; two daughters, Vicki Reed and Shannon Reed, both of Lincoln; one stepdaughter, Jennifer (and husband Jeff) Krick of Athens; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was of the Christian faith.

He was a member of the Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine and Mount Pulaski Commandery 39 of Illinois.

Ruth Hinman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 28, 2004

LINCOLN -- Ruth L. Hinman, 93, of Lincoln died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at 3:05 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

A private family service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Holland and Barry Funeral Home, with Tom Gerdts officiating.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Hinman was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Broadwell to Frederick G. and Helen C. Brown McGee. She married Frank W. Hinman on Nov. 5, 1932, at the First Christian parsonage in Lincoln. He died Dec. 18, 1985.

She is survived by one son, Gary L. (and Sara) Hinman of Newport Coast, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Marya Hinman of Lincoln; four grandchildren, Sharen (and Mike) Gleason of Lincoln, Karen (and Robert) Stephenson of Canton, Frank (and Carolyn) Hinman of San Francisco, Calif., and Brad Hinman (and fiancee Gina) of Corona Del Mar, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Ryan Gleason of Lincoln and Jonathan and Rachael Stephenson of Canton; and three sisters, Louise Camel of Lincoln, Joyce (and Bill) Keyser of North Hollywood, Calif.; and Carol (and Eugene) Kodatt of Morton.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, two brothers and one son, Frank.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and a charter member of the Emblem Club.

A tribute to Mrs. Hinman says that she worshipped her sons, doted on her beloved grandchildren and was delighted by her great-grandchildren. Her family was the most important thing in her life, and her greatest joy was having family gatherings. She was a wonderful cook. She will be remembered for her sparkling eyes and beautiful smile.

Memorials may be made to St. Clara's Manor Residents and Staff Fund.

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