Anna Fern Reed, 85, of Taylorville, passed away February 8, 2013 at 3:37 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born May 25, 1927 in Taylorville, IL. The Daughter of Bela and Mary Durbin Durbin. She married James Belsher on February 16, 1944 in Huntsville, MO; and he preceded her and she later married Charles Reed on August 13, 1955 in Taylorville, IL and he later preceded her on April 16, 2002. She was a Housewife and Cook at Green Gables for 21 years.

She is survived by her Son: Terry Belsher and companion Evelyn Smith of Taylorville, IL; Charles (Melinda) Reed of Taylorville, IL; Jim (Mickey) Belsher of Darksville, MO.; Merle (Nell) Belsher of Moberly, MO.; Daughter: Mary Lee (Vern) Kinsel of Taylorville, IL; Twenty-Five Grandchildren; Thirty-eight Great-Grandchildren; one Great-Great Grandson; Brother: Dwight (Laverne) Durbin of Decatur, IL; Sisters: Sarah Thomas of Taylorville, IL; Lillian (Tom) Blessent of Taylorville, IL; of Taylorville, IL; Brother-in-Law: Ron Reed of Huntsville, AL.; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
She is preceded by her Parents, Husbands James Belsher and Charles Reed, Son Charles Junior Reed Jr.; Gareld Belsher, Larry Reed; Sister Inez Fox; Bernadine Tucker, Brother: Ruben Durbin Granddaughters Jamie Belsher, and Molly Rahar

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor John Craig officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 9:00-11:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to Taylorville Care Center 600 S. Huston St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Taylorville Memorial Hospital 3rd floor 201 E. Pleasant St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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