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Clyde Mayer Reams

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 9:31 pm

Clyde Mayer Reams, 94 of Centralia passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on, Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home in Centralia with burial to follow in the Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends are invited to Clyde’s Life Celebration at a visitation from 12:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Clyde was born on December 25, 1928, in Centralia, the son of Bert and LouAnn (Howell) Reams.

On April 26, 1947, Clyde married Nadine Ridgway, and she preceded him in death on April 1, 2022.

Clyde is survived by a son, Mike Reams of Centralia, daughters, Sandy Prenger (Daryl) of Centralia, Sherry Reams (Dana) of California; grandchildren, Chad Reams, Laura Wilkerson (Clint), Michelle Hammond (Dave), Kristi Shelton (Jarod) all of Centralia and Erin Reams of Columbia; great-grandchildren, Katie Reams, Addison and Kylee Hammond, Roslyn Wilkerson, and Kalista Shelton.

Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Larry Reams, grandson, Kyle Prenger, and great-grand-children, Reggie Spelman, and Emmalyn Shelton, Liam Wilkerson and eight siblings.

Clyde worked for A.B Chance Co. for 25 years, then he and Nadine developed and ran Lake San Lynn Swimming/Campground for 23 years.  All who knew Clyde knew he never met a stranger and was always kidding and trying to spark laughter.

Clyde and Nadine enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with family.

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