Daphne P. Reed, age 86, of Marshallton, DE went home to be with the Lord on October 21, 2018. Born at home in Yorklyn, DE on December 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Edward Pierce. She graduated from Henry C. Conrad High School in 1949. She married Charles L. Reed on February 14, 1953 and they were happily married for almost 50 years. Daphne was a loving homemaker to her husband and family. She dedicated her life to serving God by her many activities at Marshallton UMC where she was member since the age of 3. She taught Sunday School for 24 years, sung in the Senior Choir and was loved by everyone that knew her. Daphne was predeceased by her loving husband Charles in 2001; She is survived by her sister Shirley Shivock and her two daughters, Tracy Ann Woods and her husband Douglas, and Amy Marie Howell and fiancé David E. Gray; She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Justin Woods, Charles Woods, Scott Howell, Matthew Howell and great granddaughter Rosalind Woods. A viewing will be held on Monday October 29 from 7-9 pm at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington 19808. Friends are also welcome for a viewing Tuesday morning from 10-11am followed by a celebration service at 11am. at the Marshallton UMC 1105 Stanton Rd. Wilmington, DE 19808. Burial will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions in Daphne’s memory may be made to the Marshallton UMC Memorial Fund to the above address.