9/12/1943 – 2/14/2019
Barbara Reed, 75, died on February 14, 2019, in her home in Lexington. Her memorial service will be held in the Chapel of First Baptist Church of Lexington on Saturday, March 2nd at 2:00 P.M. The family will receive visitors beginning at 12:00 until the time of the service.
Mrs. Reed was born to Floyd and Thelma Grissom on September 12th, 1943. She was the youngest of five siblings. In 1959 she married Bobby Lee Roberts and together they raised a daughter, Tammi. After Bobby’s untimely death, Barbara again married in 1987, this time to Larry Wayne Reed. Barbara attended school in Spring Creek, Tennessee. She was a long-time employee of Swan Hose/Mark IV Automotive. Barbara loved her family and her friends fiercely and they are what her life was centered around. Her memory will live on in the lives of those she loved.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; Floyd and Thelma Barron Grissom, her siblings; Ray (Lucille) Grissom, James (Junelle) Grissom, Bob (Bernice) Grissom, and Betty (Grover) Goff, her two husbands; Bobby Roberts and Larry Reed, three sons; Timothy, Jackie and Bobby Roberts, and granddaughter; Tamara Adams.
She is survived by her daughter; Tammi Roberts, her grandchildren; Tennille (Dan) Reeves and Brandon (Marisa) Woods, her great-grandchildren; Colin Klein, Cody Reeves, Alysa Reeves, Skylar Jones, Adrian VanHove, and Logan VanHove, and a great-great-granddaughter; Harper Twilla.