Mother Luvina L. Reid, affectionately known as “Mama,” was born April 17,1934 in Canton, Mississippi to the union of the late David and Tempia Banks Winfield. Mother Luvina was the third youngest of eleven children.
In 1952, she married the late Johnnie Reid in Canton, Mississippi. To this union, six beautiful children were born.
In 1991, Mother Luvina confessed Christ under the leadership of Bishop Robert Hurt. She later joined Greater Power House C.O.G.I.C under the leadership of Bishop Charles Dowdell, whom she loved dearly and his wife First Lady Shirley Dowdell. Mother Luvina was a faithful servant on the Mother’s Board at Greater Power House.
Luvina loved to shop and get dressed up for church. She was an excellent cook, she loved to sew (her masterpieces were her handmade quilts) and she enjoyed babysitting. Out of all those things, Mother Luvina loved being in the house of the Lord, praying and praising God. She was a Mother to all and will be missed.
She departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior on January 17,2021 at Aperion Care Arbors in Michigan City, Indiana. Proceeding her in death, her parents, her husband Johnnie Reid, eight siblings and grandson Jamar Jarrett.
She leaves to cherish and celebrate her memories, four daughters, Mary Winfield, Bessie Reid, Hellowee (Jim) Johnson, and Bobbie Reid, all of Michigan City, Indiana; two sons, Tommie Reid and Kory (Rebecca) Reid all of Michigan City, Indiana; two sisters,Thelma Cain of Canton, Mississippi; and Hudstain Johnson of Erie, Pennsylvania; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grand and seven great-great-grand, special sisters-in-law Pauline Winfield and Della Draper, special grandchildren, Dequan Metcalf, Terrence Metcalf, Brittany Clark and Kory Reid Jr. special great-grand, Ra’Myah Clark, special friends, Mother Maddie Mosley and Pauline Lawhorn, along with a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
“Well done, my good and faithful servant.” Matthew 25:23 Mother Luvina Reid completed her assignment and will truly be missed.
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