M.E. Reider, 84, of Hemphill, died Wednesday, May 11, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Daniel Carpenter of Pineland Assembly of God Church.

Born in Nacogdoches, on Aug. 30, 1926, M.E. was the son of Lonnie and Eva (Slay) Reider. He served in the US Army and worked as a dock master for Livingston Shipbuilding.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Bobby Reider; three brothers and two sisters.

M.E. is survived by his daughter, Mary Mahr of Zwollie, LA; son, Donnie Reider of Deweyville; daughters, Betty Worthen of Deweyville, Barbara Sipes of Orange; son, Bill Reider of Groves; and daughters, Linda Langston of Mauriceville, and Debby Smith of Hemphill.

He is also survived by 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 36 great great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ruby Hext and Fay May.

Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Hospice House, 2450 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX 77713.