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Gillis Reedy succumbs at 88

GILLIS REEDY

GILLIS REEDY

Funeral services for Gillis Reedy, 88, were held October 25 at the Blair Blanch Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Isom Cemetery.

The last surviving child of the late Emery Allen and Arminda Combs Reedy, he died October 23 at his home in Isom.

Mr. Reedy was baptized at the Blair Branch Church in March of 1986, and was ordained as a deacon in September of 1990.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Marie Madden Reedy; three brothers, H.B. Reedy Sr., Bobby Reedy and Bennett Kelly; and four sisters, Dana Noe, Bertha Couch, Golda Calhoun and Rose Kirkland.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, or the Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church.

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