Martha Ellen Harris Reed

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Martha Ellen Harris Reed, 63, of Hodgenville, formerly of Howardstown, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

She was a member of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Gleanings. She was a bus driver for 30 years and retired from Nelson County Board of Education. She was born May 10, 1948 in Marion County, the daughter of the late Benjamin Robert and Geraldine Price Harris.

She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Matthew Dobson; two brothers, Larry Harris and Robert Ernest Harris; and two twin sisters, Flora Harris and Dora Harris.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Edward Reed of Hodgenville; one son, Glenn Reed of New Haven; one daughter, Charlotte (Lloyd) Devers of Hodgenville; three brothers, Robert Lewis Harris of New Haven, Ricky Lynn Harris of Hodgenville and Robert Joseph Harris of New Haven; two sisters, Claudie (Billie) Bell of Raywick and Barbara Ann (Ricky) Newton of Bardstown; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral was Saturday, March 24, at Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville with the Rev. Gordon McDowell officiating. Burial was in St. Joachim Cemetery on Howardstown Road in Hodgenville.

Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville handled arrangements.