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Henrietta "Hanky" L. Reed-Eaton

July 20, 1954 ~ December 26, 2021 (age 67)

Obituary

Henrietta  L, Reed-Eaton was born in Boston MA, to Rachel L. Harris and George E. Reed.  Henrietta raised two children, Denise and Shawn Reed.  Henrietta married Eric Eaton.

Henrietta was a high school graduate; she worked for MGH and Iron Mountain.  Henrietta took an early retirement to devote her time to take care of her three grandchildren, Desiree, Jade, and Nathaniel Reed.  

Henrietta "Hanky" was a loyal and selfless person.  She took in friends and family members, fed them and gave them a place to stay. She was known for her infectious smile and one of a Kind Laugh.  Henrietta was fiercely protective of her family. Henrietta worked hard and made sacrifices for her family, she felt no need to get a license or a vehicle, and she loved to walk everywhere, if walking was a marathon, she was sure to win all of them.  She was a fixture at the Juneteenth cookout, where she made her trade-mark and much requested Macaroni salad, and potato salad. 

During this time Henrietta made significant changes in her life and began attending grandparents group where she became a vocal member. She began attending the Church of Christ in Roxbury, she gave her life to Christ, and became a Sister member of Victory Heights Church in Braintree.

Henrietta transitioned into an Ancestor and joins her Mother: Rachel L. Harris, father: George E. Reed and sister: Gloria M. Witherspoon.

She is survived by her stepfather: Willoughby Harris, her Brothers: George and John Reed and Sister: Mary Pinckney, her two children Denise and Shawn Reed, Her 7 Grandchildren; Shalaya, Crystal, Desiree, Jade, Nathaniel, Shawn Jr, and Asante. 4 Great-grandchildren numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Henrietta enjoyed life and lived in services to others.

Beloved Mother, Nana, Sister, Aunt and Friend we will forever mourn your passing.    

 

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
89 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
89 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119

Video is available for this event


Interment
Saturday
January 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain

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