In Memory of




Obituary for Eileen Gertrude Boward

Eileen G. Cave Reed Boward, 80, of Hedgesville, WV crossed over to a better place on Sunday, October 9, 2022 after a long battle with Pulmonary Progressive Aphasia.

She retired from James Rumsey Technical Institute in Hedgesville, WV. She was a very active volunteer member of her community with organizations like; Meals on Wheels, Veteran Affairs, and the Birthing Center at Berkeley Medical Center. She was an award-winning quilter who shared her love of crafting by teaching toll painting and being a member of a group called Crafty Ladies that made handmade holiday cards for her local nursing homes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Boward; ex-husband, Autry (Bud Reed); parents, Ross and Pearl Cave; a sister, Faye Bell Breeden Clem.

She is survived by her sister, Sylvia Deavers; daughter, Ann Reed; granddaughter, Jennifer Dorraugh; two great-grandsons, Bradley and Andrew Turner; two nephews, Anthony (Tony) Breeden and Randy Breeden; a great nephew, Randy Breeden; and a great-great nephew, Leland Breeden and great-great niece, Kinley Breeden; three stepchildren, Max, Yvonne and Sharon Boward.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6:00 PM at Newport Christian Church, 307 Newport Rd., Shenandoah, VA 22849. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the church.