The Mountain Eagle
Whitesburg KY

Marie ‘Mam’ Reed buried at Payne Gap

Funeral services for Marie “Mam” Reed, 84, of Payne Gap, were held December 12 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Laurel Fork Cemetery at Payne Gap.

Born in Kona, she was a daughter of the late Emmitt and Victoria Craft Kincer, and the widow of James W. Reed. She died December 8 at her daughter’s home in Wise, Va.

Mrs. Reed was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Kincer; a sister-inlaw Billie Kincer; and three sisters, Ella Newsome, Laverne Holbrook and Betty Ables.

She was a member of the Payne Gap Freewill Baptist Church, and enjoyed gardening.

Surviving are a daughter, Vickie Hall of Wise, Va.; a granddaughter, Shellie Elswick and husband Sammy of Payne Gap; a greatgranddaughter, Reanna Elswick of Payne Gap; and two brothers-in-law, Charlie Holbrook of Payne Gap, and Roy Ables of Trotwood, Ohio.

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