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Katherine Reeves

Katherine R. Reeves

Wednesday, April 30th, 1941 - Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Obituary

Katherine “Kate” R. Reeves, 79, of Otto, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

Born in Kalamazoo, MI, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth L. Reister and Hazel Jensen Reister. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Laurie Lonergan and her infant sister, Gretchen Reister. Kate graduated from William Wood College in Fulton, Missouri where she received an Associates of Art degree. She lived in the suburbs of Chicago until 1976, when she moved to Waynesville, NC. In 1992, Kate moved to Otto, where she worked at Lowe’s for 20 years in customer service. She made many friends that she loved to go to lunch with and go out for drinks at Fatz Café. All who knew her, knew she was an avid collector of hippos and she loved receiving unique and special hippos from her friends. She attended Morrison Presbyterian Church in Franklin.

Her life was enhanced by her two daughters, Torrey Clement (James) of Canton, NC and Kearney Murphy (Mike) of Charlotte, NC; six step-children, Tam (Cindy) Lonergan of Missouri, Kevin (Maren) Lonergan of Missouri, Mike (Linda) Lonergan of Texas, Kim James (Kenny), Karlene Cabe (Marty) and Kevin Reeves all of Franklin; four grandchildren, Ethan Clement, Rachael Clement Armes, Rebecca Clement Williams and Joshua Clement; three great grandchildren, Zephania, Evelynn and Hailey and several step grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, August 22nd at Morrison Presbyterian Church.

The family requests that all attendees wear purple to the service to celebrate Kate’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to one’s favorite charity or Appalachian Animal Rescue, PO Box 81, Franklin, NC 28744.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.
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  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Morrison Presbyterian Church
    Address
    511 Morrison Church Road
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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Linda Baruzzini & Jean Schultz

Posted at 08:26pm
"Katherine Reeves" will remain in our hearts forever. She made us laugh, and was always a joy to be with.
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Barbara Bryant

Posted at 11:07pm
Kate was always smiling and a joy to be around. Her kindness and thoughtfulness could be seen any time you had the pleasure of her company.
She was such a special friend to all my family and she will be greatly missed. Sending love and prayers to her loving daughters and all her family.
RIP sweet Kate.
Love,
Bo Bryant
(Debby Gillespie’s sister)
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