Mrs. Polly Mae Barker Reid age 76 of Pilot Mountain went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 14th at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson NC. She was born July 7th 1943, in Surry county the daughter of the late Edd (Kim) and Ethel May Ferrell Barker. Mom was a devoted child of God, a Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and a dedicated member of Friendly Chapel Church of Pilot Mountain since 1966. Mom was a member of the missionary women and enjoyed helping others, visiting the shut in and elderly as well as assisting in any needs of the church. Mom lived for God and her family was at the forefront of everything she did in life. Mom is survived by her husband and soulmate of 58 years Mr. Jimmy Wayne Reid; three children, Dallas & (Annette) Sawyers of Ararat Virginia, (Dale) & Tonya Reid of Pilot Mountain, & (John) & Janet Reid of Yadkinville; five grandchildren, Courtney Reid of FL, (Zach) & Sarah Sawyers of King, (Tyler) Reid & Makenzie of Boonville, Caroline and Caleb Reid of Pilot Mountain; two Great Grandchildren Maverick and Fisher Reid; one brother (Jerry) & Dianne Barker, two sisters Mary Dean, Jerry & (Joyce) Cassel, all of Mt Airy, two sisters-in-law Lou Barker of Mt Airy & Thelma Payne of Blackwater as well as several nieces & nephews and very special friends Arlene Collins, Mozelle Mayes, & Ruth Mayes. In addition to her parents, Mrs Reid was preceded in death by two grandsons, Jacob and Joshua Sawyers of Ararat VA; brother Wayne Barker of Mt Airy & brother-in-law Frank Payne of Blackwater. Mom was an inspiration to all that knew her. She was the heart of our family and the values and teachings mother instilled in us will surely guide our families thru life. The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude and special thanks to Bro Don Collins, Bro Darius Collins, and the entire Friendly Chapel Church Family for all the love and support over the years. The family would also like to send out a special thank you to the entire staff of the Woltz Hospice Home of Dobson NC. The family will receive family and friends Saturday August 17th at Friendly Chapel Church in Pilot Mountain from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Funeral Services will be held Sunday August 18th at 2:00pm at Friendly Chapel Church With Bro Darius Collins, Bro Ray Hutson, & Bro Charles Stevens officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road Dobson, NC 27017.
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