Born 1-30-1931 -- Died 2-13-2007
Mary Ellen Reed, was born the daughter of John I. Sloan and Dessa Switzer Sloan on Jan. 30, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 13, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76 years.
She was united in marriage April 1, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Charles Reed who preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1998.
She was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ in West Plains. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by two daughters, Charlene Cobb and husband, Jack, of West Plains, Mo., and Shirley Miller and husband, Wesley, of Caulfield, Mo.; three grandchildren, Christopher Miller and wife, Jennifer, of West Plains, Mo., Joanna Branson and husband, Jesse, of Oran Mo., and Aaron Cobb and wife, Cassy, of West Plains, Mo.; three great-grandchildren, Samuel Miller, Shelli Cobb and Kensley Cobb, all of West Plains, Mo.; one sister, Alice Roe of Thayer; one brother-in-law, John Reed and wife, Margret, of Wichita, Kan.; three sisters-in-law, Violet Reed of Springfield, Mo., Lovenia Reed of North Carolina and Loveta Dulaney and husband, Buford, of Dunedin, Fla.; several nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, four brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law.
Funeral services were held Feb. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Gene Bench officiating. Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.
Pallbearers were Jesse Branson, Lewis Childers, Kevin Linson, Chris Miller, Aaron Cobb, Andy Travis