Cerea Ce'Nedra Reed, 13, Neosho, died of injuries she received in an automobile accident near Neosho on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Cerea was born July 1, 2000, in Olathe, Kan., the daughter of Herbert Leon Reed and Jennifer Joyce Lester. She grew up in Chanute until moving to Neosho two and a half years ago. She was in the 8th grade at Neosho Junior High School and a member of the school choir.
Cerea was a tomboy who enjoyed fishing, working on cars, caring for horses and dogs and spending time with her friends.
Survivors: her parents, Herbert L. Reed and wife, Natasha, Chanute, Kan., and Jennifer J. Lester and companion, Daniel Craig, Neosho; four siblings: Gabby R. Gann, Erie, Kan., Abby M. Lester, Neosho, Madisyn M. Reed, and Nathaniel T. Reed, both of Chanute; grandparents: Jerry and Lois Lester, Erie, and Herbert L. Reed, Sr., Savonburg, Kan.; great- grandfather: Arthur L. Lester, Claremore, Okla.; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Brenda J. Rush; and great grandparents, Dale and Donna (Clay) Sigler, Gladys Mae Lester, Marvin and Betty Holtsclaw and Leo and Olive Reed.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1420 E. Carpenter, Iola, Kan. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mildred, Kan.
Memorial: The Cerea Reed Memorial Fund which may be left with the funeral home or online at GoFundMe.Com.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, is in charge of arrangements.
To sign the guest book online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.