In loving memory of Barbara Jo Avans Reid , born September 28, 1951, who went home to be with the Lord on May 9, 2019. Barbara was a devoted Christian, wife, mother and grandmother who lived her entire life caring for her family, friends and neighbors. Her selfless and loving nature made her cherished by everyone that knew her. Her faith and life testimony will reverberate throughout the lives of her family and community forever. She will never be forgotten. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Gunter Lamar Avans and Joyce Ann Ritch and her granddaughter, Lauren Grey Junkins. She leaves behind her husband of 50 years, Robert Lee Reid; her son Robert Scott Reid; her daughter and son-in-law Heather Joann Junkins and Michael Steven Junkins; grandsons Robert Brock Reid and Nicholas Stalvey; granddaughters Savannah Leighann Junkins, Gracie Katelyn Junkins, Cassie Stalvey and Abigail Joyce-Marie Junkins. Please join us in a celebration of her life lived for the Lord at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at New Shepherd Hills Baptist Church, 9820 Highway 58, Ooltewah, TN 37363. Please share your memories of Barbara with the family at www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.com Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.