Bear River City- Tina Lin Reeder Creer, 52, passed away with her loving family by her side on September 20, 2018 in Bear River City, Utah. Tina was born on June 29, 1966 in Brigham City, Utah to Phillip Reeder & Beverlee Dickamore Whitten. She married Neil Dunford Creer on August 29, 2014 in Corinne, Utah. They were later sealed for time and all eternity in the Manti Temple on November 28, 2015.
Tina was raised in Brigham City, where she attended and graduated from Box Elder High School. After high school, she attended Weber State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English. While attending Weber State, she was a cheerleader for the Weber State Wrestling Team. She also earned a master’s degree from University of Phoenix, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Tina worked many jobs in her life and loved her time as the Garland City Librarian, but her true calling was as a teacher, which she did for the last 14 years of her life. She was wonderful with her students whom she referred to as “friends”.
Tina is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and has served in many callings in the ward, stake and regional level. She met her husband Neil while serving as a Regional Mid Singles Representative. At the time of her death, she was serving in the Young Women’s as a Beehive Advisor, and was proud to earn her Young Women of Faith Medallion with her girls.
Tina is survived by her husband: Neil D Creer; children: Megan R Creer, Makenzey J Smith (Andrew), Ryan E Creer, Alexander C Creer, Cody D Payne (Kelby L) Carson L Payne (McCall M), Madalyn Creer, Mckelle E Creer; grandchildren: Alex, Tylie, and Wyatt Smith, Emery Payne; parents: Beverlee & William Whitten and Phillip Reeder; brother: Scott Smart Reeder (Rebecca); sisters: Lisa Wilcox Burt (Nathan), and Rebecca Whitten Falcon (Ruddy).
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Kenneth & Thora Dickamore, Maurice & Penny Reeder and niece, Elle Thebaud.
Funeral services for Tina will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Viewings will be held on Tuesday evening, September 25, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. and prior to the funeral service on Wednesday morning from 9-10:30 a.m. All services will be held at the Bear River City LDS Chapel (5870 N. 4700 W. Bear River City). Interment will be in the Bear River City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Huntsman Cancer Center and Dr. Walker for the loving care that they showed to Tina.