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Tamiline Mae “Nanny” Reid, 96, of North Beach died Nov. 21, 2012, at her great-grandson’s residence in Dunkirk.

She was born May 31, 1916, in Weedonville, Va., to Robert Paul and Lena Belle (McDaniel) Gregan.

She was raised in Weedonville, where she attended public schools and graduated from King George County High School. She married Everett Davis Reid on April 3, 1938, and then moved to Washington, D.C. She was primarily a homemaker until her children were grown. She was then employed at Stone’s Straw Factory in the District and as a packager at Safeway Food Stores, retiring in June 1974. After retirement, she made and sold jewelry in a family-owned flea market. She was a member of Forest Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed helping others, and she loved jewelry and country music.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett.

She is survived by daughters, Shirley F. Hamilton of North Beach, Mae T. Barnett of Monument, Col., and Joyce E. Reid of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Jeffrey R. Hamilton Sr., Dean C. Hamilton, Michael R. Barnett, Denise Przybylowicz and Karen Lindquist; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey R. Hamilton Jr., Stephanie M. Dewitt, Daniel C. Hamilton, Gabrielle Rodriguez, Dana and Mitchell Barnett; great-great-grandson, Brandon R. Hamilton; and brother, Dorsey P. Gregan of Arlington, Va.

Family received friends Nov. 27 at Forest Heights Baptist Church in Oxon Hill, where a funeral service and celebration of her life followed.

Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Forest Heights Baptist Church, 6371 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.

Arrangements were provided by Rausch Funeral Home in Owings.