Archive for Wednesday, January 24, 2001

Lucille Reed

January 24, 2001


Funeral services were Monday for Lucille Reed, 89, Baldwin City at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Mrs. Reed died Friday, January 19, 2001 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born November 22, 1911 at Gilliam, Mo., the daughter of William F. and Dora Alice (Gideon) Fletcher. She attended schools in the Kansas City, Mo. area.

She married John Boyer in 1926. They later divorced. She married Lew Boles in 1939. They later divorced. She married Russell Reed on August 31, 1949. He preceded her in death in June of 1956.

She worked as a cook for USD 348, Baldwin, and at the Orchard Lane Nursing Home, Baldwin, from 1958 to 1971. She also worked for the Baldwin Ledger as a proofreader.

She was a member of the Ives United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

She also was preceded in death by: two daughters, Ruth Boles and Dorothy Saunders; two sons, Paul Reed and Thomas Dwight Reed; six brothers, Emmit, Willie, Raymond and Bob Lowe, Charles Fletcher, Sr. and Joe Fletcher; two sisters, Ruth Kendall and Mattie Coller.

Survivors include three sons, David Reed and his wife, Donna, Baldwin City; Raymond Reed, Lawrence; Stamey Boles and his wife, Luba, Spokane, Wash.; four daughters, Dora Ann Ikenberry and her husband, Clifford, Baldwin City; Peggy Crossland, Waynesville, Mo.; Rose Mosley, Texarkana, Ark.; Gloria Cowles and her husband, Bob, Spencer, Okla. and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City. Memorial contributions may be made to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Ives Chapel United Methodist Church or to the charity of the donor's choice and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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