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RUTH NUTTER REID

January 5, 1933 March 31, 2016
RUTH NUTTER REID
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Ruth Nutter Reid was born on January 5, 1933 in Wicomico County Maryland to the late Margurite and Howard Nutter. She attended Wicomico County Public Schools. Following that she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Junior High Education at Bowie State College and a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling at George Washington University. Ruth also attended Temple University in Philadelphia.

Ruth began her Career in Calvert County in 1956 as a junior high teacher at Brooks High School until 1960. She then worked at Mt. Harmony Elementary Junior High as a Guidance Counselor until 1964. She became a visiting teacher until 1970. She worked as a Pupil Personnel worker in 1971 transitioning to the position of Acting Instructional Supervisor and ESEA Title 1 Coordinator. For the next four years she was Supervisor in the Instructional Department. She concluded her career as a Supervisor in the Special Education Department from 1976 - 1990 when she retired. Ruth also served as Assistant Professor at Bowie State College from 1972 - 1982.

On August 17, 1958 Ruth married Jesse J. Reid, Sr. and they were blessed with fifty-seven years of marriage.

Ruth’s professional and civic affiliations, honors and community services include but are not limited to: Chair-Tri County Selective Services Board-2006; 4 H Leader; Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Tau Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Governor’s Appointment to the State Nominating Committee for Appointment of Judges in Tri- County (2004); Maryland’s Most beautiful Person Award for Volunteer Service (Calvert County Winner); American Cancer Society’s Pace Award (1990-1992) ; Past President of the Links (So. Md. Chain Chapter); Past President of Delta Kappa Gamma (Epsilon Chapter); Member of Calvert County Nursing Home Board of Directors; Member of the Huntingtown Fire Department; Member of the NAACCP; NAACP WOW Award Recipient; Appointed to the Calvert County Liquor Licensing Board; Member of the Tri-County Bowie State University Alumni; Honorary Member of the Calvert County Joy Riders, Inc.; As well as holding various positions with the Calvert Retired School Personnel Association..

Ruth was very active in her church. She was the Choir Director for Plum Point Fellowship and Plum Point Men’s Choir, Chair of the Finance and Scholarship Committee, Finance Secretary and Church Secretary.

Ruth leaves us memories to cherish of her loving service and dedication to her family and her community. She was a blessing that we were proud to have in our lives.

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Visitation

Saturday

9

Apr

2:00 PM 4/9/2016 2:00:00 PM
The Hall at Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department

4030 Old Town Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

The Hall at Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department
4030 Old Town Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

9

Apr

2:45 PM 4/9/2016 2:45:00 PM
The Hall at Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department

4030 Old Town Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLEASE MAKE A MEMORIAL DONATION IN RUTH'S NAME TO: HUNTINGTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, P.O.BOX 482, HUNTINGTOWN, MD 20639 AND OR PLUM POINT UM CHURCH P.O.BOX 971 HUNTINGTOWN, MD 20639

The Hall at Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department
4030 Old Town Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States
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