May 20, 1933 ~ August 28, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Mary Catherine (Clark) Reed
88, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Heartford House of Owensboro. She was born in Owensboro on May 20, 1933 to the late William Bernard and Corine Kost Clark. Mary retired from Community Action after working for 27 years in family services. She was a member of St. Joe and Paul Catholic Church. In her free time, Mary enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time bowling with her bowling team.

Along with her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda C. Mattingly, granddaughter, Catherine Erin Mattingly, and her numerous brothers and sisters.

Mary is survived by her children, Cathy Mattingly of Philpot, Barbara Marksberry of Owensboro, David Mattingly (Lisa) of Iowa, Donna Mae Mattingly of Owensboro. Her siblings Terry Clark and Eugene Clark. She is also survived by three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Private services for Mary Catherine Reed will be held at a later date.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Reed. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Mary Catherine Reed and sign his virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. Donna Mae, Barbara, David & Cathy
    I was just thinking about all of you yesterday.
    I was shocked when I read the paper this morning and saw your Mother’s obituary. I guess I know now why God placed you all in my thoughts.
    Its been a pleasure to have talked with your Mother, when her and Cathy were working on establishing their home together. She was a beautiful woman with such a soft sweet voice and disposition. My heart aches for your loss. Love to all of you.

  2. Prayers and condolences go out to the whole family. Your mom was always a joy to be around. I will truly miss her and the times we all played games together. I could list a ton of memories. Fun times!

  3. Dear David, Your mother is BEAUTIFUL!! Sending you, Lisa and all your family warm blessings, Michelle R.

  4. David I am so sorry. I am thinking of you and hoping you find moments of peace and comfort in the midst of your grief.

  5. Donna, Barbara, David & Cathy I am so sorry to here about your Mom’s passing. It is not easy to say goodbye. I miss seeing you all. Love Ya

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