Anne Reeder – The Lewis County Herald



Anne Reeder

Emily Anne Hourigan Reeder, 75, from Lebanon, died of a long illness on Wednesday August 5, 2021, at her home.

Anne was born on November 03, 1945 in England but grew up in Gravel Switch. She graduated from Marion County High School in 1963.

Daughter of the late William P. “Buck” and Lillian Thomas Hourigan. Anne continued her education by attending St. Catharine College and Eastern Kentucky University, where she obtained a Diploma in Teaching English in 1971.

Anne married Oscar Kenneth Reeder II on December 26, 1972 at Vanceburg Christian Church where they have been active members of their church and community for over 35 years. The Reeder family was well known in the community for operating and managing OK Super Valu and Black Oak Market. Anne has worked as an educator, dedicating much of her life to adult education programs, helping individuals receive their GED and immigrants to become U.S. citizens and continue their education. Anne enjoyed socializing, playing the piano, and spending time with her pets. Anne loved her family immeasurably and they are at peace knowing that she is with her Creator. Prior to her illness, Anne was also actively involved in the Order of the Star of the East, the Housewives Club, her church and her community.

She was predeceased by her parents, William P. “Buck” and Lillian (Thomas) Hourigan.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Oscar Kenneth Reeder Jr .; his sons Rob (Danielle) Conger of Brooklyn, New York, Ken Reeder of Lexington and Andy (Heather) Reeder of Albertville, Alabama; and his brother Danny Hourigan from Lebanon.

Visitations will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday August 08, 2021 at Bosley Funeral Home in Lebanon. Then, Monday, August 9, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will also be a visit to the Christian Church in Vanceburg.

Eastern Star will read rites in his memory during the 4:00 p.m. visitation at Bosley Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday August 10, 2021, at the Vanceburg Christian Church. Interment to follow at Lewis County Memorial Gardens in Black Oak.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Christian Church of Lebanon (660 Loretto Road, Lebanon, KY 40033) or to the Christian Church of Vanceburg (38 Front Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179)

The family would especially like to thank Hospice, as well as a multitude of family members and friends.


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