Betty Keller Reed, 78, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Autumn Care in Drexel.
Born August 4, 1934 in Caldwell County, she was the daughter of the late John P. Keller and Mary Pearson Keller.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Reed.
Mrs. Reed was a charter member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Hickory and she loved her Lord. She also loved gardening, flowers and caring for children.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Edwin Reed of the home; son, Milan Reed and wife Pam of Hickory; three daughters: Gina Glass and husband Rick of Hickory, Connie Holder and husband Robert of Lenoir, Julie Tomsho and husband Greg of Prescott, AZ; grandchildren: Daniel Isenhour, Joseph Isenhour, Anna Holder, Camille Tomsho, Sophie Tomsho, and Michael Tomsho; and two sisters: Valerie Keller and Midge Mathis, both of Lenoir.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Lakeview Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Hurley and the Rev. Ben Rowe officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be made to Autumn Care, 307 Oakland Ave., Drexel, NC 28619.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Betty Keller Reed.