On October 3rd, 2018, Lena D. Reid 56 of Newnan, Ga, received her call to glory earning her heavenly wings. Lena was a tenacious woman with an infectious laugh and boisterous spirit. She carried the value of life and despite her many ails she kept the mantra of “I will not complain”.
Lena attended Springfield South and resided in Springfield until 1994, where she then relocated to Newnan making a life for her and her children for 24 years. Lena knew no stranger and when she saw a need she was sure to open her home, her life and her heart to those who expressed a need. She loved to host and entertain and frequently had gatherings at her home that were filled with fun, laughter and memories of reminisce that only she could best tell.
Lena is survived by her mother Sheilla D. (Burns)Rice, two daughters Kenya & Yakira Burns, two sons Shawn Burns & Aaron Burns, two sisters: Lisa A. Dill and Brook Wilkerson, brothers Vince (Bo) Burns and Mike Brown. 4 grandsons ,5 granddaughters: 5 great grandchildren a host of family including aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends who will forever cherish her memory. She was proceeded in death by her Father Cedric Burns, sister Kim Burns, son Leon Burns and Stepfather Robert C. Rice.
Visitation will be held at Ferncliff Funeral Home Thursday, October 11th from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.. Services will commence after visitation.
Processional and Burial will be at Ferncliff Cemetery of Springfield, Ohio.