HANOVERTON - Arla Jean (McGranahan) Reeder, age 83, of Hanoverton passed away at her residence Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2012.
She was born June 15, 1929 to the late Charles Edward and Mary Pearl (Miller) McGranahan in Kensington, Ohio.
Arla Jean belonged to Lisbon VFW, the Lisbon Eagles and Eastern Stars No. 216 in Hanoverton. She belonged to the Hanoverton Christian Church. She was an avid Steelers fan.
Arla Jean graduated from Augusta High School. Her husband, Harry Mervin Reeder, whom she married Sept. 11, 1948, died Nov. 2, 1997.
Arla Jean is survived by two sons, James (Linda) Reeder of Hanoverton and Dan (Carole) Reeder of Mt. Sterling, Ky.; a granddaughter, Amy (Ben) Worley of Raleigh, N.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Jay and Will Worley. Also surviving are two stepgrandchildren, Jennifer Winigman of Alliance and Fred Klose III of Kensington; and four stepgreat-grandchildren, Tyler Winigman, Kierstin Klose, Kelsie Klose and Kenzie Klose.
Preceding her in death besides her husband were a brother and sister-in-law, William R. and Lela McGranahan.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at noon at the Maple Cotton Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Allmon officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery in Hanoverton.
Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.