Daisy May Park


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Daisy May Park

  • Born: 10 Dec 1919, Chesterfield Co., VA
  • Marriage: Willard Anderson Reames Jr. on 20 Aug 1949 in Chesterfield Co., VA
  • Died: 7 Sep 2008, Colonial Heights, Virginia at age 88
  • Buried: Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA

bullet  General Notes:

Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014
Name: Daisy May Park
Birth Date: 10 Dec 1919
Birth Place: Chesterfield, Virginia

Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Daisy P. Reames
Last Residence: 23805 Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia
Born: 10 Dec 1919
Died: 7 Sep 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Daisy Park Reames
Death Date: 7 Sep 2008
Death Place: Colonial Heights, Virginia

From www.findagrave.com
Daisy May Park Reames
Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 7, 2008

REAMES, Daisy May Park, [retired teacher at Thomas Dale] died Sunday, September 7, 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred Irwin and Ruth Sherer Park; husband of 51 years, Willard Anderson Reames Jr.; and sister, Nellie Park Watson and her husband, The Rev. Ira B. Watson Jr. Her B.A. degree was earned from Madison College. She was secretary of the Aeolian Club and was the first person to be chosen as chapel organist for all four years, which required the approval of the College President and her parents. Secretary of the Presbyterian Council and membership in Kappa Delta Pi were two of her favorite co-curricular activities. Her M.S. degree was earned from the University of Richmond. Several of her articles may be found in professional publications. Mrs. Reames was the recipient of many honors during the 36 years she served as an educator. She retired from Thomas Dale High School as Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction in 1978. Until recently, she was an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, where she served as President of the Women, Superintendent of the Vacation Bible School, Chairman of the Covenant Post Graduates, an Elder, Teacher of the Adult Sunday School class, and for many years was Chairman of the annual World Day of Prayer for Petersburg and the surrounding area, which was sponsored by the Church Women United in the U.S.A and the International Committee. On the eighth day of November 1998, she was elected Elder Emeritus of Covenant Presbyterian Church and this was one of her treasured moments because her church had always been the center of her life. Mrs. Reames is survived by her brother, The Rev. Robert F. Park; her stepson-in-law, Lawrence C. Powell; her stepgrandchildren, William L. Powell (Gladys) and Becky Powell Williams; and her great-grandson, Brandon Scott Williams. Also surviving are five beloved nieces and nephews, nine great-nieces and nephews, and 10 great-great-nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church on Friday, September 12, 2008 at 12 noon, with interment at Blandford Cemetery.

Burial: Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia
Created by: Laurie
Record added: Sep 09, 2008

bullet  Research Notes:

The Progress-Index from Petersburg, Virginia August 2, 1968 Page 6
Mrs. Reames Appointed To Thomas Dale Post CHESTERFIELD - Mrs. Daisy Park Reames of Colonial Heights will assume her duties on Thursday as one of the two assistant principals recently appointed at Thomas Dale High School, Ches:er. Her duties will be primarily in the area of curriculum and instruction. She has been associated with the school since 1944, when she began teaching social studies and since 1962 has been a full time counselor at Thomas Dale High School, where she is also an honorary member of Quill and Scroll and has served as co-sponsor of the senior class since 1945. A graduate of Petersburg High School, she received her AB degree from Madision College, her MS degree in education from the University of Richmond and has done additional study at the Col- .ege of William and Mary, the University of Virginia and Richmond Professional Institute. She holds membership in the Virginia Personnel and Guidance Association, the Richmond Personnel and Guidance Associa- ion, Virginia Education Associaion, American Association of University Women and Kappa Delta Pi, education honor society. She serves as chairman of the sersonnel policies committee of the Chesterfield Education Associaton (CEA), recorder for the guidance department of District C of the VEA, teacher liason for the Chesterfield PTA Council and vice president of the Thomas Dale PTA. Mrs. Reames is the daughter of Mrs. Fred Irwin Park of Colonial Heights and the late Mr. Park and is the wife of Willard Anderson Reames Jr.


Daisy married Willard Anderson Reames Jr., son of Willard Anderson Reames Sr. and Ella Tinsley Scott, on 20 Aug 1949 in Chesterfield Co., VA. (Willard Anderson Reames Jr. was born on 18 Feb 1913 in Dinwiddie Co., Virginia and died on 2 Nov 2000 in Ashland, Hanover Co., VA.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014
Name: Willard Anderson Reames (divorced)
Residence: Central State Hospital in Petersburg, VA
Occupation: Clerk
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Date: abt 1913 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
Marriage Date: 20 Aug 1949
Marriage Place: Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
Registration Place: Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
Father: Willard A Reames
Mother: Ella Scott
Spouse: Daisy May Park (single)
Residence: 116 Marvin Ave., Colonial Heights, Petersburg, VA
Occupation: teacher
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 29
Birth Date: abt 1920 in Chesterfield Co., VA
Spouse Father: Fred I Park
Spouse Mother: Ruth Sherer

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