Linda Kay Reed, 68, a Morrison resident and Painesville, Ohio native, was born Sept. 3, 1945 and died May 23 at her residence following an extended illness.
She was a retired employee of McMinnville Garment Company, a member of Pioneer Community Church and daughter of the late Isabelle Kelly Fleming and Charles Gatchel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by stepmother, Emma Gatchel; brother, Neil Gatchel; sister, Carolyn Randall and stepbrother, Jerry Webb.
Ms. Reed is survived by two daughters, Sherry (Danny) Hullett and Tracy (Roy) Esmeyer of McMinnville; two sons, Bobby Wellman and Rusty Wellman of McMinnville; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; stepfather, Herbert Fleming of Morrison; sister, Elizabeth Murphree of Alabama; stepsister, Carol Fults of McMinnville; stepbrother Jimmy Webb of Morrison; several nieces and nephews; best friend of 60-plus years, Yvonne White of West Virginia and special friends from the Garment Company.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at High’s Chapel with Jon Ballard to officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. Sunday until time of service at High’s.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 25, 2014