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Pauline "Polly" Reed

February 17, 1932 — September 18, 2020

Pauline “Polly” Reed, 88, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Friday September 18, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Maceo, Kentucky on February 17, 1932 to the late David and Annie Aubrey Lancaster. Polly was retired from General Electric. She was a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. Polly enjoyed doing crosswords and reading.

Along with her parents, Polly was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Lee Reed; her brother, William Bevly Lancaster; and son-in-law, Leamon Wilson.

Polly is survived by her children, Pamela Wilson and Cindy (Paul) Jennings; her grandchildren, Kevin (April) Jennings, Stacey (Drew) Fulkerson, Richard Wilson, Monica (Tim) Lindsey, Aaron (Sheila) Wilson; her great-grandchildren, Cody Jennings, Savannah Jennings, Morgan (Brandon) Loyd, Cory (James) Wilson, Alex Wilson, Kera Wilson, Brianna Lindsey, Benjamin Lindsey, Briley Lindsey, Remy Wilson, Barrett Wilson, Gabriel Wilson, and Maggie Jo Wilson; her great-great-grandchildren, Hudson, Bristol, and Emersyn; and her sisters, Patsy Logsdon, Bertha Brown, Nellie Lindsey, and Mibbie Miller.

Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

All who wish to honor and remember Polly in person at the gathering of friends is required to wear a mask or face covering while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Eaton Memorial Baptist Church; 1225 West 3rd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Reed. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Pauline “Polly” Reed and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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