Reba Elizabeth McDonald Hyde, 82, a resident of Tellico Plains, passed away at her home on, Monday, July 8, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
She was a lifelong member of Landmark Church of Jesus, Cleveland.
She was a retiree from F.W. Woolworth of Cleveland after 17 years of service and of Rose’s Department Store after 15 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Ronald L. Hyde Sr.; daughter, Sheila Hyde Cannon; parents, John Henry McDonald and Iva Dixon McDonald; five brothers: John Henry McDonald Jr., Woodrow McDonald, R.W. McDonald, William Andrew McDonald, and Bryan McDonald; and three sisters: Myrtle Louise Pierce, Ada Milen and Gladys Lewis.
Survivors include five sons and three daughters: Ronald L. Hyde Jr. and wife, Ladonna, Phyllis D. Willis and husband, Jim, all of Cleveland, Gerald A. Hyde and wife, Laura, Marvin E. Hyde and wife, Barbara, all of Tellico Plains; Mitchell L. Hyde and wife, Sandy, of Greenback, Gary S. Hyde and wife, Linda, of Tellico Plains, Janice A. Stine and husband, Edward, of Crossville; and Melanie E. Haynes of Tellico Plains; two sons-in-law: Herb G. Cannon Jr., of Cleveland, and Randell W. Haynes, of Tellico Plains; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Landmark Church of Jesus with her son the Rev. Ron Hyde Jr. officiating.
There will be a private family interment with Aric J. Hyde, Jeremy P. Hyde, Joshua D. Hyde, Adam L. Stine, Nathan G. Stine, and Zachary E. Haynes serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be D. Keith Pryor, Jason L. Kennedy, Tim M. Sewell and Roger D. Fairman II.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Grissom Funeral Home, Mark S. Grissom, funeral director.
Online condolences may be sent to www.grissomfh.net.