Evelyn Gertrude Reed, 95, of Altamont passed away at 2:50 a.m. Tuesday (October 22, 2013) at the Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City. Graveside services will follow at the Springhill Cemetery near Beecher City. Memorials may be made to the Tri-County Fire Department or the Lutheran Care Center, Altamont

She was born July 17, 1918 in Champaign County the daughter of Ernest and Millie Eunice (Warren) McCullough. She married Gene Reed December 27, 1942 in St. Louis, MO and he preceded her in death July 30, 2002.

Surviving are her children, Dale Reed (Shirley) of Beecher City, Ruth Ann Reed of Paris, Don Reed (Kim) of St Elmo, Carol Nichols (Andy) of Mode; sister, Roberta Larimore of Bement; 8 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 11 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson; brother and sisters-in-law, Alfred “Pete” and Wilma Reed of Shumway, Bernice Reed of Stewardson and Irene Reed of St. Elmo, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Carl, Ernest and Charles McCullough and sisters, Dorothy Wall and Julia Pruett.