Barbara June (Connor) Reed

Class of 1954

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Barbara Connor

Barbara June (Connor) Reed

November 25, 1935 – March 11, 2013

Services are scheduled for Barbara June Reed at 2 PM Friday at Carroll Lehr Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Adair officiating. Burial will follow in Malakoff Cemetery.

Barbara was born in Oklahoma City November 25, 1935 to Paul Brockman and June May Webb Conner.

She graduated from Perry high school in 1954. During high school she was an avid basketball player and participated in beauty pageants.

She married Herbert Reed February 14, 1952 and after traveling around the United States moved to Athens, TX, in 1968.

She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and was very devoted to her volunteer work and even won the Unsung Hero Award in 2007. She was a loving mother and grandmother with a heart of gold who had a passion for baking and helping others.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, husband Herb Reed, son Paul Reed and brothers Gerald Conner and Kenneth Conner.

Survivors include son Randy Reed, Athens, TX; daughter Sherri Almond and husband Billy, Hubbard, TX; grandson Scott Adams and wife Katina, Brownsboro, TX; granddaughter Vickie Maloch and husband Delwin, Malakoff, TX; four very special great grandchildren; brother Jack Conner, Athens, TX; sister Shirley Gash, Fairmont, TX; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.