February 17, 1932 ~ September 18, 2020

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

Pauline “Polly” Reed, 88, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Friday September 18, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Maceo, Kentucky on February 17, 1932 to the late David and Annie Aubrey Lancaster. Polly was retired from General Electric. She was a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. Polly enjoyed doing crosswords and reading.

Along with her parents, Polly was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Lee Reed; her brother, William Bevly Lancaster; and son-in-law, Leamon Wilson.

Polly is survived by her children, Pamela Wilson and Cindy (Paul) Jennings; her grandchildren, Kevin (April) Jennings, Stacey (Drew) Fulkerson, Richard Wilson, Monica (Tim) Lindsey, Aaron (Sheila) Wilson; her great-grandchildren, Cody Jennings, Savannah Jennings, Morgan (Brandon) Loyd, Cory (James) Wilson, Alex Wilson, Kera Wilson, Brianna Lindsey, Benjamin Lindsey, Briley Lindsey, Remy Wilson, Barrett Wilson, Gabriel Wilson, and Maggie Jo Wilson; her great-great-grandchildren, Hudson, Bristol, and Emersyn; and her sisters, Patsy Logsdon, Bertha Brown, Nellie Lindsey, and Mibbie Miller.

Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

All who wish to honor and remember Polly in person at the gathering of friends is required to wear a mask or face covering while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Eaton Memorial Baptist Church; 1225 West 3rd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301.

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 Pauline “Polly” Reed and sign her virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: September 20, 2020 11:00 am - September 20, 2020 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: September 20, 2020 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Burial Service: September 20, 2020 3:00 pm

Elmwood Cemetery
1300 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. I only had a few opportunities to visit with Pauline when I was fortunate to drive her to keep her appointments. She often spoke of her family and life experiences, conversations that I enjoyed… My deepest condolences to all who knew her…

    • Thank you for the kind words. We are sorry we never met you. What type of appointments did you take her to? The family wasnt aware she had her own personal driver? 😊

  2. Cindy & Pam so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother.
    Please know your in my thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort.

  3. Pam and Cindy, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May your faith bring you comfort and fond memories fill your hearts.

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