Annie Alice Reed, 80, of Columbia passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at University Hospital.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 19 at Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 p.m.– 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at the funeral home.
Annie was born, March 10, 1933 in Columbia to the late Alfred and Laura (Calvert) Whitmarsh. She married Elmer Junior “Red” Reed on August 7, 1954 in Kansas City, Missouri and he precedes her in death.
Annie worked at University of Missouri for 20 plus years. She enjoyed camping and loved to travel all over the United States, driving to all states, with the exception of Hawaii. She cherished her family and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children, Allen Reed (Donna), Anita Rice (David) and Sharon Long (David) all of Columbia; brother Larry Whitmarsh (Rosemary) of Columbia; sisters, Laura Lack of Moberly, Barbara Moore of Clark, Norma Morris of Sturgeon, and Beverly Bennett (Donnie) of Columbia; grandchildren, Benjamin Northup (Bonnie), Jackie Reed, Jami Bell, Devin Reed, Christopher Rice (Andrea), Christina Beatty (Bruce) all of Columbia and Daniel Rice (fiancé Krista Murray) of Kirksville; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Samantha, Scotty, Elizabeth, Savannah, Shelby, Graham, Kelsey, Alexia and Landon.
She is also preceded in death by four brothers, Dale Whitmarsh, Ronald Whitmarsh, Phillip Whitmarsh and Sonny Whitmarsh.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Thompson Center for Autism, 205 Portland Street, Columbia, Missouri 65201 and/ or United Cerebral Palsy, UCP Heartland, 3804 Santiago Drive, Columbia, Missouri 65203.
Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com