The Daily Telegram., December 16, 1902
Died at His Home Monday Evening at 8 o’clock.
He Had Been Ill For Nearly Two Months.
After an extended illness of about six weeks, Cecil C. Reed died at his home on Poplar street, Monday evening about eight o’clock. On the fourth day of November he was taken down with sickness which developed into typhoid fever and later pneumonia.
He gradually grew worse and sank slowly until the end came last night.
Cecil C. Reed was the son of Mrs. Delia Reed. He was in the thirty-third year of his life. He leaves a wife and three sisters— Mrs. Belle Parker, Miss Julia Reed and Mrs. Myrtle Kinnaird– and one brother, Robert Reed.
The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 o’clock.
The interment will be in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery.
The Daily Telegram., December 17, 1902
Of Respect Passed by B. I. L. in Memory of Cecil Reed.
It is with sincere regret that we are called upon to record our first sad loss since our organization, in the death of our esteemed brother, Cecil Reed, who passed away December 15, 1902, after a brief illness.
Whereas, It has pleased the Almighty in His infinite wisdom to remove from us our true friend and brother, be it
Resolved, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the beloved family in their affliction; and be it further resolved, that we drape our charter in mourning for a period of thirty days as a token of love and sorrow for our deceased brother and that a copy of these resolutions be spread upon our minutes and published in the official journal, and a copy be sent to the relatives of our deceased brother.
E. E. RYANS,
Committee on Resolutions B. I. L.
Local 105, Clarksburg, W. Va.
Funeral of Cecil Reed.
The Daily Telegram., December 18, 1902
The funeral services of the late Cecil C. Reed were held at 10:30 o’clock this morning from the Catholic church.
The interment followed at the I. O. O. F. Cemetery.
The local order of B. I. L. attended the funeral in a body.
The active pall-bearers were Edward Glancy, Fred Gaus, T. Hanon, Michael Glancy, Archie Crawford and William Finler and the honrary pall-bearers were E. P. WIlloughby, G. A. Murray, Charles Dallas, Charles Jasper, J. H. Kearns, J. B. MacNamara and Thos. McGulgan.