Bernice Reed

March 14, 1924 ~ July 3, 2019 (age 95)


Bernice Reed, 95, of Bardstown, passed away Wednesday July 3, 2019 at Signature Health Care of Bardstown.  She was born March 14, 1924 in Nelson County, a homemaker, enjoyed reading, quilting, and spending time with her family, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Reed; two daughters, Mary Patricia Ritchie, and Barbara Brown; son, Joseph Michael Reed; grandson, Jeffrey Wayne Brown; parents, Wesley and Gertrude Cecil; and several brothers and sisters. 


She is survived by her son, James (Catherine) Reed of Bardstown; sister, Martha Wimsett of Louisville; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


A prayer service will be 10:00 am Saturday July 6, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5 – 8 pm Friday July 5 and 8 – 10 am Saturday July 6 at Barlow Funeral Home.


Memorial contributions may go to American Heart Association.

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July 5, 2019

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Prayer Service
July 6, 2019

10:00 AM
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

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