Eileen Langston Reid

Eileen Langston Reid

Eileen Langston Reid

April 25, 1927 – December 28, 2022

Eileen Langston Reid of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at the age of 95.  She was born to Jarrett and Michaela Langston in Sebring, Florida on April 25, 1927.  She later graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1945.

In 1965 she married Robert Reid, who preceded her in death in 1983.  Eileen worked for many years for Raybro Electrical Supply in Jacksonville and retired in 1985.  Afterwards, she worked for many years as a newspaper carrier for the Florida Times Union in the Northeast part of Jacksonville.  As well as being an active member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church, for many years, Eileen was also involved with Beta Sigma Phi sorority and was a member of the American Business Women’s Association.  When she was able, she loved to travel: going on trips to Germany, Amsterdam and Ireland.

Eileen is survived by her son, Frank and his wife, Simone.  In addition to her husband, Eileen was preceded in death by her sisters Mary Castleberry, Michaela Lynch and her brother George Langston.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Evergreen Cemetery, followed by the interment.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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