News and Tribune


January 20, 2014

Mary L. Reed

75; New Albany

Funeral services celebrating the life of Mary L. Reed, 75, New Albany, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Oak Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery. She died  Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at her home.

 She was the former Mary L. Cotner and was a Nursing Assistant at Floyd Memorial Hospital for more than 20 years and also worked at Caesars (Horseshoe) for more than six years.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Reed and his wife, Shelley, Kenneth “Bill” Shickle, and Scott Reed; three daughters, Paula Glotzbach, Michelle Calvert, and Kimberly Buckel; four brothers, Lonnie Cotner,  Paul Cotner and his wife, Nelly, Joe Cotner, and Dennis Cotner; four sisters, Glenice Beach, Diana Weigleb, Carrie Deckard and her husband, Steve, and Alma Briles and her husband, Jack; nine grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Marion Cotner, two daughters, Katherine Brodfuehrer and Laura Lee Bush, two grandsons, Timothy Kopp and Stewart Springer, and her sisters, Pauline Elzy, Edna Atchley, and Betty Gibbs.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

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