Mary Louise (Lou) Butler Reed, 93, of Fort Branch passed away June 20, 2013 at the Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville.


She was born Aug. 18, 1919 in New Harmony to Floyd and Mary (Smith) Butler.


She was a member of the Princeton First Baptist Church.


Besides her parents Mary Lou was also preceded in death by her husband Norman E. Reed in 2006, an infant sister, Dorothy Butler, and a brothers Gene Butler and Russell Butler.


She is survived by a daughter Irma (Mike ) Garrett of Evansville and Sherri Warren of Hazelton, who was like a daughter to her, two sisters Evelyn (Elmer) Bohnsack of Evansville, and Marcella Fegan of Evansville. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Andrea (Kenny) Carano, Dano (Larry) Pleiss, and Lee Anne (Brian) Gatewood, four great grandchildren, Sabrina Carano, Mallory (Mat) Murphy, Alecia, Pleiss and Audrey Pleiss.


Services for Mary Lou will be on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN, with burial in Clark Cemetery in Owensville. Pastor George Prinzing will be officiating. 


Visitation will be on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 4  until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and again from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Saturday.