Barbara Jo Young Reed, 65, of Milton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at the Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavillion in Louisville.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1955, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Norman and Leah George Young. She graduated from Trimble County High School in 1973 and worked at M&T Chemical in Carrollton, Kentucky. She previously was self-employed cleaning houses. She married Charles D. Reed on May 28, 1994, in Madison, Indiana. She was a member of the North Madison Christian Church where she helped with Vacation Bible School, led devotionals, volunteered with the food give-away, and aided young mothers with their pre-schoolers (MOPS). She and her husband created and managed the “Feed the Children Fund.” She loved teaching children in Sunday school, going to yard sales, and shopping at Goodwill.
Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Charles D. Reed of Milton; her son, Tyler Reed of Milton; her daughter, Jenny Truesdell of Canaan, Indiana; her sisters, Joan Williams of Underwood, Indiana and Cheryl Webster of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; her brothers, Jim Young of Bedford, Kentucky and David Young of Madison; and a granddaughter, five grandsons and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, at the North Madison Christian Church in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 and from 1:30 p.m until the time of service Sunday at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover
Memorial contributions may be made to the Feed the Children Fund through the funeral home. Online condolences and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com.