Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Sharon Kay Reed
July 11, 1942 - June 14, 2017
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A celebration of life for Kay Reed, 74, of Kilgore will be 1:00pm, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Jerdy Wolverton officiating. She completed her earthly journey on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family.

Kay was born on July 11, 1942 to Lyle Robert and Wilma Lorene Garner in Salem, IL. She worked as dispatcher for the Kilgore Police Department from 1988 2006. Kay enjoyed flower gardening and collected hundreds of books in her passion for reading. She liked planning holidays, cooking, and watching her hummingbirds. Her family was the source of her strength and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren, was when she was happiest.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Cyndi Duncan and her wife Talisa Hancock of Kilgore, Becky Cook of Hallsville; her high school sweetheart and companion the last five years, Tom Easley of Kilgore; grandchildren, Christopher, Brittany and Chase Falco of Hallsville; brothers, Don Tackett of Mississippi, Ray Tackett of Salem, IL; sister-in-law, Patsy Tackett of Groves. Also left to carry on her legacy are numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other loving family members.

Preceding her in death are her father and wife Lyle and Penny Garner; mother, Wilma Williams Tackett and a brother Dennis Tackett.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the East Texas Literacy Council http://easttexasliteracycouncil.org/give.html or Pet Fur People http://petsfurpeople.org/donate/

Sharon Kay Reed
July 11, 1942 - June 14, 2017
Service Schedule
Memorial Service
Rader Funeral Home Chapel
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, June 30, 2017
1:00 p.m.
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