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 Laura Faith Reed, 62, of Sun City, Arizona, went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2014 at 6:15 am. Laura was born on April 28, 1952 in San Diego, California to the late Steven and Velma Pavka, she was the youngest of five children. Laura had a very loving family, being the youngest; her older siblings would always take care of her. Several years later the family moved to Paonia, Colorado where she attended Paonia High School. After graduation, Laura moved to Greeley, Colorado where on December 7, 1974 she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Journalism from the University of Northern Colorado. In 1978, Laura moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and shortly thereafter she married William Reed and they began their family. Laura enjoyed many things in life but what made her thehappiest was family and crocheting. When Laura wasn’t visiting with children or grand children she was making them special blankets or some other crocheted creation. Laura is survived by her four children: Charity Compton who is married to Timothy and lives in Phoenix, Arizona, Aaron Reed who lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Tabitha Reed who lives in Glendale, Arizona and Sabrina Stewart who is married to John Stewart and lives in Glendale, Arizona. Laura had 14 grand children: Logan Compton, Devin Compton, Adrianna Duran, William Compton, Leilani Compton, Jack Reed, Aaron Reed Jr., Patricia Reed, Scarlet Reed, Carma Reed, Levi Reed, Fox Stewart, Kros Stewart and Aeris Stewart. Laura had 3 great grand children: Rylee Duran, Xavian Compton and Jakob Compton. Laura is also survived by her four siblings: Nancy Tremper, Steven Pavka, Doris Brazil and Rosie Fox.Visitation services will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 am at the Best Funeral Services Funeral home located at 9380 West Peoria Avenue Peoria, Arizona 85345. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 16, 2014 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm at the Best Funeral Services Funeral home located at 9380 West Peoria Avenue Peoria, Arizona 85345. Condolences for the family may be offered at There will be a private graveside farewell for immediate family members at the Resthaven Park Cemetery. The Reed family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff at the Restora Hospital of Sun City for their attentiveness and loving care. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid”- John 14:27