The Lusk Herald
May 1, 1975
Shannon Reed killed instantly in car accident
Funeral service for Shannon Lea Reed, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Reed and granddaughter of Mrs. Betty Reed and Mrs. Rita Swope, Lusk was held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Lander.
Miss Reed was one of three young women killed instantly in an automobile accident April 23 northwest of Lander when the Volkswagen she was driving skidded sideways and was struck broadside by a Camaro driven by Patrick O'Neal, 18.
O'Neal was taken to Casper in critical condition and the two passengers in his car, Roderick Quina, 17, and Ronald Snyder, 17, were hospitalized in Lander. All three boys were from Ft. Washakie.
The two passengers in the Reed car, Terri Jean McCormick, 17, of Lander, Candice Griswold, 19, of Rawlins were also killed in the crash.
Rev. Gilbert Moore officiated at the service for Miss Reed and Sandy Del Monte sang "My Wild Irish Rose" and "Nearer My God To Thee." Mrs. Gilbert Moore was the accompanist. Burial was in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Shannon was born July 10, 1957, at Hot Springs, S.D. The family home is now Mill Creek near Lander. She attended Mill Creek Junior High near Lander and attended Lander High School.
She was active in 4-H Club work, rode in the Junior Sheriff's Posse for several years and participated in Farm Bureau Youth activities, being first runner-up for Fremont County Farm Bureau Queen in 1974.
Survivors include her parents; a brother Tom and a sister Tamara of the family home, and two grandmothers.
Bonnita Yvonne Benjamin (May 24, 1922 - January 15, 2004)Frankie Hern (October 1, 1899 - August 2, 1967)Albert Day Reed (May 20, 1854 - September 27, 1936)Alice Marie Reed (June 5, 1869 - July 4, 1928)Bernice Josephine Reed (September 25, 1909 - August 9, 2008)Earl Calvin Reed (September 12, 1901 - August 6, 1963)Effie Mae Reed (August 28, 1876 - January 25, 1954)Elizabeth Delia Reed (April 7, 1907 - April 25, 1996)James Calvin Reed (February 12, 1933 - September 6, 2003)Joe Steven Reed (March 26, 1910 - September 21, 1986)Merna Mae Reed (March 15, 1936 - January 25, 2016)Mildred Reed (July 23, 1904 - November 4, 1996)Ray Reed (May 9, 1908 - October 10, 1985)Samuel Charles Reed (August 8, 1936 - March 27, 2003)Thomas Steven Reed (March 7, 1934 - May 14, 2003)Walter Calvin Reed (April 15, 1935 - July 16, 1995)Walter Nathaniel Reed (January 22, 1898 - May 17, 1945)Walter Calvin Reed (December 24, 1872 - July 10, 1939)Warren Secor Reed (June 16, 1881 - February 28, 1953)Clarence Franklin Robertson (March 21, 1902 - June 19, 1965)Faye L. Russell (May 9, 1908 - February 7, 2001)Ken Sides (June 30, 1957 - June 1, 2012)Ada Marie Vogel (December 22, 1917 - March 11, 1986)Arthur Franklin Vogel (June 5, 1895 - March 22, 1956)Charles Arthur Vogel (September 15, 1945 - March 8, 1997)Donna Jean Watson (February 24, 1932 - September 26, 2014)
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