Elizabeth “Betty” Reid of Virginia Beach, VA, 76, passed away on July 24, 2022 at her home with her family nearby. Loved by her family and friends, Betty was known for her quick wit, sharp intellect, and her heart of gold. She will be remembered for her warm, giving and caring heart. Betty fiercely loved her family, always helping those she loved in whatever way she could.
Born in 1946 the third of five children to Perry and Catherine Kemp, Betty grew up in New York, moving to Baltimore and eventually South Carolina, where she met her husband of 59 years, Martin Reid. Blessed with 3 sons and 5 grandchildren, Betty was loved by her entire family. Betty is predeceased by her parents, her husband, Martin Reid, son Kenneth Reid, sister Barbara Voight, and brother Robert Kemp, and many other loved ones. She is survived by her sons James Douglas and John Paul Reid, brothers John and Bill Kemp, daughter-in-law Vickie Reid, and her grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Ascension Catholic Church in Virginia Beach on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 1 p.m. with an inurnment to follow at the columbarium on the Church grounds, where she will be set to rest with her husband, son and mother. A gathering to share memories and celebrate her life will be held at her home immediately afterwards. Altmeyer Funeral Home- Southside Chapel is assisting with arrangements.