Malvern Historical Society

The seventh birthday of Melissa Mayes was celebrated in this 1973 photo. Also pictured are Todd Reed, Cynthia Simmons, Kathy White and Amy Martin.
The seventh birthday of Melissa Mayes was celebrated in this 1973 photo. Also pictured are Todd Reed, Cynthia Simmons, Kathy White and Amy Martin.
Little Rhonda Reed is shown in this 1969 Malvern Area Centennial parade photo.
Little Rhonda Reed is shown in this 1969 Malvern Area Centennial parade photo.
The daughters of Clarence "Bud" and Esther (Ruff) Reed - Sonia Reed (left) and Patty Reed.
The daughters of Clarence "Bud" and Esther (Ruff) Reed - Sonia Reed (left) and Patty Reed.
Thelma Jane Reed, born in Malvern in 1926, was the daughter of Fred and Eva (Logan) Reed and graduated from Malvern High School in 1944.
Thelma Jane Reed, born in Malvern in 1926, was the daughter of Fred and Eva (Logan) Reed and graduated from Malvern High School in 1944.
Sisters Pat (left) and Sonia Reed are the daughters of Clarence "Bud" Reed and Esther F. (Ruff) Reed.
Sisters Pat (left) and Sonia Reed are the daughters of Clarence "Bud" Reed and Esther F. (Ruff) Reed.
Jettie Viola (Reed) (Gween) Grossi was the daughter of William and Eliza Jane (Murray) Reed and was born in 1881. Some records list her names as Jetta. She married her first husband Jesse Gween (son of Henry and Caroline (Richards) Gween) on Feb. 20, 1909. Her second husband was Loreto “Lawrence” Grossi. Millard Fillmore Reed was the son of Jettie and was born August 24, 1899 in Malvern.
Jettie Viola (Reed) (Gween) Grossi was the daughter of William and Eliza Jane (Murray) Reed and was born in 1881. Some records list her names as Jetta. She married her first husband Jesse Gween (son of Henry and Caroline (Richards) Gween) on Feb. 20, 1909. Her second husband was Loreto “Lawrence” Grossi. Millard Fillmore Reed was the son of Jettie and was born August 24, 1899 in Malvern.
Pictured is father Clarence "Bud" Reed. He and his wife Esther became the parents of two daughters, Pat Reed and Sonia (Reed) Strock.
Pictured is father Clarence "Bud" Reed. He and his wife Esther became the parents of two daughters, Pat Reed and Sonia (Reed) Strock.
Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Fred "Fat" Reed was the son of Ellen Jane (Masters) Reed and James Reed. Fred was born in 1890. Marrying Eva Logan, the couple became the parents of a large family including Blanche, Clarence, Carl, Margaret Ellen, Alvin, and Thelma.
Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Fred "Fat" Reed was the son of Ellen Jane (Masters) Reed and James Reed. Fred was born in 1890. Marrying Eva Logan, the couple became the parents of a large family including Blanche, Clarence, Carl, Margaret Ellen, Alvin, and Thelma.
William Leander "Bill" Reed (left) poses with baby brother Wayne "Hap" Norris Reed. Both were sons of William and Helen (Norris) Reed. Hap was born in 1922 and Bill was born in 1917.
William Leander "Bill" Reed (left) poses with baby brother Wayne "Hap" Norris Reed. Both were sons of William and Helen (Norris) Reed. Hap was born in 1922 and Bill was born in 1917.
Another splendid image captured by Oneida photographer Mr. I.T. Brothers. Pictured back left is Mrs. Eva (Logan) Reed. Seated is Mr. William "Bill" Reed. The other two women are unknown. We know it is at least 1910 because both Eva and Bill have wedding bands on and both were married in 1910. They are not husband and wife. Eva married Fred Reed and Bill married Helen Norris.
Another splendid image captured by Oneida photographer Mr. I.T. Brothers. Pictured back left is Mrs. Eva (Logan) Reed. Seated is Mr. William "Bill" Reed. The other two women are unknown. We know it is at least 1910 because both Eva and Bill have wedding bands on and both were married in 1910. They are not husband and wife. Eva married Fred Reed and Bill married Helen Norris.
This stately nurse is 1928 Malvern High School graduate Blanche Reed. Blanche was born in 1910 and was the daughter of Fred and Eva (Logan) Reed.
This stately nurse is 1928 Malvern High School graduate Blanche Reed. Blanche was born in 1910 and was the daughter of Fred and Eva (Logan) Reed.
Members of the 1929 Malvern girls basketball team are (left to right) Anna Robertson, Lucille Laubacher, Gretchen Reed, Betty Reed, Alice Summers, Winona Duell, Thelma Boice, Kathleen Darby, Esther Ruff and Coach Mark Weaver.
Members of the 1929 Malvern girls basketball team are (left to right) Anna Robertson, Lucille Laubacher, Gretchen Reed, Betty Reed, Alice Summers, Winona Duell, Thelma Boice, Kathleen Darby, Esther Ruff and Coach Mark Weaver.
Taking a joy ride, and probably up to no good, are (left to right) George Wingerter Jr., Wayne “Hap” Reed, Glenn Stimmel Jr., Edwin Hart, Wayne Willis and Donald Davis.
Taking a joy ride, and probably up to no good, are (left to right) George Wingerter Jr., Wayne “Hap” Reed, Glenn Stimmel Jr., Edwin Hart, Wayne Willis and Donald Davis.
The William Reed family at their Malvern home. Seated is William and Eliza Reed and standing are their children (left to right) John Reed, Iva (Reed) Logan, Joe Reed, Frank Lewis Reed, Carrie (Reed) Worley, Jettie (Reed) Gween, Bert Reed, Bill Reed and Bob Reed.
The William Reed family at their Malvern home. Seated is William and Eliza Reed and standing are their children (left to right) John Reed, Iva (Reed) Logan, Joe Reed, Frank Lewis Reed, Carrie (Reed) Worley, Jettie (Reed) Gween, Bert Reed, Bill Reed and Bob Reed.
Frank Lewis Reed and his dog.
Frank Lewis Reed and his dog.

This article originally appeared on The Alliance Review: Malvern Historical Society

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