Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 17, 2014 12:25 pm EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Kathy Reed, 63, of Fredericktown, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 15, 2014. She was born July 15, 1950, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to the late H. Earnest and Arlene (Smith) Campbell. Kathy graduated from Fredericktown High School in the Class of 1968. She was married to Roger D. Reed on Feb. 9, 1968.

She is survived by her husband; her children, Craig Reed of Mount Vernon and Dennis (Anne) Reed of Mansfield; her brothers, Richard Campbell of Fredericktown and William Campbell of Lexington; sisters, Nancy (Mike) Balensiefer of Brownsburg, Ind., and Roxanna (John) Hile of Richmond, Va.; and her grandchildren, Emma, Brenden, Allison and Seth Reed. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Gerri Reed; brothers and sisters in-law, Steve and Marilyn Reed, and Deb and Don Hawk; special friends, Suzie and Barry Bowden; and her canine companion, Squirt.

She was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law, Chalmer Reed.

She dearly loved her family and going to Church of God Camp in Warsaw, Ohio, where she was known as “Grandma Kathy” by the youth. Kathy was never afraid to share and introduce others to her faith. She was always looking to repurpose used items and give them to those most in need. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Friends may call Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a service beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Christ the King Community Church, 15598 McClelland Road, Fredericktown, OH 43019, with Pastor Lucian Baker officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is handling the arrangements for the family of Kathy Reed.

Memorial donations in Kathy’s name may be made to Warsaw Camp Association, 818 E. Main St., Warsaw, OH 43844.

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