Kathryn Fay (Kay) Reed, 75, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.


She was born April 6, 1936 in Poseyville, the daughter of Earl and Maude (Hudson) Matsel.


On August 1, 1953 she married the love of her life, James H. Reed. They raised five children together.


Kay was a homemaker (Domestic Engineer) employed by Jim Reed and a member of the First Christian Church of Owensville.


Survivors include her children, Jowyn (Mike) Johnson, Jimmy (Pat) Reed, Jayne (Tim) Deal, Jana (Randy) Marple and Jay (Karen) Reed; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth (Bernard) Thompson and Grace York.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jim in 2001; brothers, Everett “Doc” Matsel and Carl Matsel; sisters, Caran Key, Mary Ellen Thompson and Emma Farney.


Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bart Newton officiating. Burial will be in the Owensville Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday March 17, at the funeral home.