Kay D. Reed

Published 5:09 pm Saturday, February 23, 2019

Kay Diane Reed, 79, of Powells Point, died suddenly February 19, 2019.

Kay was born June 28, 1939 in Ashland, Ohio to Bill and Ione Williams, the oldest of three siblings.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years Stanley B. Reed, daughter Michele D. Reed, grandson Josh Reed, all of Powells Point, sister Lynn Jones of Kill Devil Hills and brother Stephen P. Williams of Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Kay graduated Ashland High School in 1958 and went on to attend and graduate from Bowling Green State University, majoring in English. She worked as a reporter and columnist for the Ashland Times Gazette in Ashland, Ohio until she retired in 2000 where she then relocated to North Carolina. Kay then worked as a tutor for Griggs Elementary school in Grandy.

Kay’s wishes were to be cremated. The family will be hosting a small private service in their home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. to help the family with expenses.

Condolences may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop funeral Services. Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.