Pauline Link Reed

March 26, 1926 - August 27, 2023

Pauline Link Reed, 97, of Check, VA., sadly went home to be with her lord on Sunday August 27, 2023. She passed away at peace in her home of 79 years. She was born on March 26, 1926, in West Virginia and grew up learning and doing the hard work of homesteading. Pauline later in life started working at Skyline Sportswear as a seamstress.

             She loved to knit and sewed many blankets for all of her family. She loved to cook and tend to her garden for as long as she was able. Pauline was a outstanding woman to her family and her church, The Litte White Church.

             Pauline was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard Reed; son, Carlos Reed; parents, Mamie and Henry Link; sisters, Catherine Vest, Maleta Walters; brothers, Henry Clay, Waskey Link (Infant).

             She leaves behind her sisters, Patricia Nichols (Freddie), Etta Mae Hall; her beloved daughter, Carolyn McPeak; two grandchildren, Ken Reed and Aaron Reed; three great grandchildren, Kaleb Reed, Alexis Reed (Tyler) and Tiara Reed (Tristan); and one great great granddaughter, Oakley Raye Thorne.

Special thank you to Gentiva Hospice for coming and helping us in her last days. Especially thankful for Ireland, Nicole, Karen, and Brian.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday August 31, 2023, at 11AM at The Little White church with Mike Zeman Officiating. Interment will follow in Restvale cemetery. There will be a visitation Wednesday August 30, 2023, from 6pm-8pm at Gardner Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Little White Church, 3123 Daniels Run Rd NE, Check, VA 24072. Arrangements are made with Gardner Funeral Home. 

Guest book

Linda Ferguson

August 28, 2023

So sorry for your loss.

Beth Simpson Huddleston

Winchester, VA
August 28, 2023

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Pauline was a beautiful and caring person. Praying for her loved ones!

Curtis & Louise Nester

Moneta, VA
August 28, 2023

Carolyn and Family, Our sincere condolences in the passing of your mother. You are in our prayers. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)


August 30, 2023