Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Doris Virginia Reed, age 80, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 21, 2011, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.

She was born April 26, 1931, in Washburn, Missouri, the daughter of John Lowell and Esther Geneva (German) Painter. On June 16, 1948, in Exeter, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Hubert Neal Reed and to this union five children were born.

Doris grew up and received her education at Washburn and spent most of her life in Barry County. She was a homemaker and attended Calvary Baptist Church. For several years she and her sister made many quilts together.

Surviving are: one son, Ronald Hubert Reed and Shawna, of Washburn, Missouri; four daughters, Joyce Kathleen Reed, of Monett, Missouri, Nancy Louise Painter of Fair Grove, Missouri, Betty Lavonne Pless and her husband, George, of Texas, and Mary Esther Hall and her husband, Galen, of Monett, Missouri; one brother, Dorance Painter and his wife, Ramona, of Jenks, Oklahoma; two sisters, Virgie Louise Dunlap and her husband, Gary, of Everett, Washington, and Sue Evelyn Painter, of Strafford, Missouri; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great- grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Bruce Lowell Painter; one sister, Beverly Ann Matthews; two sons-in-law, Gene Reed and Shamel Painter; a granddaughter, Angela Munday; three nephews, Russell Matthews, Bruce Painter and Phillip Painter and one niece, Paula Groves.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 24, 2011, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Reverend Jerry Yarnall conducted the services. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, Missouri.

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