Nell Reid Callahan

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 19, 2006

CHARLOTTE – Nell Reid Callahan, 90, of Charlotte, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Carolinas Medical Center, University, surrounded by her family. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Born Nov. 20, 1916, in Princeton, W.Va., Mrs. Callahan was a daughter of the late Martin Clark Reid and Larcy Florence Myers Reid. A lifelong student of the Bible, she was a Sunday School teacher at Eastway Baptist Church and one of the original founders and charter members of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Mrs. Callahan is survived by son Jack Callahan (Nancy) of China Grove; daughters Barbara Mauney (Carl Kirk) and Carol Jarvis (Larry) of Charlotte; grandchildren Mike Callahan, Cindy Blanton, Chris Aycoth, Gary Mauney, Dale Mauney and Martin Aycoth; great-grandchildren Michael Jack Callahan, Brittney Callahan and Matthew Benfield; sisters Vell Reid Shrewsberry of Bluefield, Va. and Donzell Reid Effron of Orlando, Fla. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Mrs. Callahan was preceded in death by her husband, George Washinton Callahan, in 1981, granddaughter Ellen Callahan and brother Jack Reid. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Service: A service to celebrate and honor her life with high tribute for her faithful dedication to her savior Jesus Christ will be held today at 2 p.m. at McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel with The Rev. Dr. Joe Brown, Senior Minister of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Visitation: The family will receive friends today from 12-2 at McEwen Charlotte Chapel. Burial will follow in Sharon Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest by her husband, George W. Callahan. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Memorials: Memorials may be made in her remembrance to Carolinas Medical Center Foundation, 1618 Scott Ave., Charlotte, NC .