Linda Jean Orren Reed

Published 8:14 am Sunday, July 10, 2016

Linda Jean Orren Reed died at her home in Advance on Monday, July 4, 2016, four days after her 58th birthday.

She was a native of Princeton, W.Va., born June 30, 1958, the daughter of the late Vivian Louise Gray Orren and the late Stuart Wayne Orren. She was a graduate of Matoaka High School in Matoaka, W.Va. She had been an employee of the US Postal Service for 19 years and was a rural carrier working out of the Advance/Bermuda Run Post Office. She was well known and respected by postal patrons.

Survivors: 2 sons, Ronald Jason Kinzer of Marion, and Hubert Ray Orren (Alanna) of Advance; 5 grandchildren, Ricky Kinzer, Christopher Orren, Elizabeth Orren, Brody Orren and Hailey Johnson; 8 siblings, Wayne Orren of Dublin, Va., Charlotte Long, Mary Bowden and David Orren of North Carolina, Peggy Farmer of West Virginia, William Darrell Orren of Louisiana, Frances Cathleen Rogers of NC, and Danny Lee Orren of Virginia; plus a number of nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by 4 siblings, Margie Sharpe, Marie Mitchem, Raymond Dale Orren and Connie Bolt.

A gathering of friends and family was scheduled from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at Davie Funeral Service Chapel in Mocksville.