She was born July 21, 1926, in Dongola, Illinois to the late John and Delsie Smoot Buie. Rosalie married Fred Allen Reed on November 5, 1970, in Kissimmee, Florida. She and Fred relocated to Mountain Home from Orlando, Florida in June of 1995. Rosalie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mountain Home. She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepson, Edward Reed; a stepdaughter, Kelley Hartsfield and a granddaughter, Jacklyn Fletcher.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Fred Reed of Mountain Home; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Debbie Barthel of Parker, Colorado; a daughter, Donna Burrows of Mountain Home; a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Dennis and Shannon Reed of Apopka, Florida; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jeanne Buie of Carbondale, Illinois and Mary and Charlie Burretti of Largo, Florida; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1106 Spring Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.