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Edith Reed

Edith Durr Reed, 96, widow of Roy J. Reed, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation in Danville.

Born Dec. 4, 1922, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Evie Darland Durr.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Cornishville Christian Church, where she attended for 78 years. She enjoyed writing for the Mercer Magazine in the Harrodsburg Herald and solving word puzzles. Her greatest accomplishments by far were being a Christian and being a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include: one daughter, Gayle Reed (Terry) Coslow of Danville; two grandsons, Tony (Della) Peavler and Thomas (Nina) Peavler; step-grandchildren, Stephen Coslow and Kristyna (Zac) Lewis and Adrianna (Brian) Devine; great-grandchildren, Travis Peavler, Cole Peavler, Cameron Peavler, Braydon Peavler, Hailey Peavler and Katie Peavler, and five step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Willard Durr and Carnell Durr, and one grandson, Brent Peavler.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Young and Greg Virgin officiating. Burial was in the Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Travis Peavler, Cole Peavler, Cameron Peavler, Braydon Peavler, Dennis Coslow, Dudley Huffman, Jr., Dennis Virgin and Johnnie Virgin.

Honary pallbearers were Hailey Peavler and Katie Peavler.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery Fund, 700 Calvary Lane, Harrodsburg, Ky 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

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