Peoria– Barbara L. Reed, 86, of Peoria, formerly of Rio, passed away at 10:40 Pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. She was born on June 10, 1933 in Maquon, IL to Albert and Parepa (Tompkins) Doubet. She married Glenn Austin Reed on December 21, 1974 at the Maquon United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on February 26, 2016.
Barbara was also preceded in death by her parents, one step-daughter, Constance McCollum, and one brother, Don Doubet.
Surviving is one daughter, Robbie (Donald) Marvel of Peoria; two step-children, Vickie Bobbitt and Michael (Pepper) Reed; two grandchildren, Michelle (Marc White) Marvel of Peoria and Jason Marvel of Peoria; four great-grandchildren, Ethan, Ben, Tyson, and Jacob; one brother, Dorrance (Carol) Doubet; and one sister-in-law, Doris Doubet.
Barbara worked as a seamstress at Gross in Galesburg, IL. She was a member of the Spoon River Antique Club and the Maquon Good Cheer. Barbara raised calves and enjoyed crocheting, cooking, Christmas candy, and navigating for Glenn when they went flying.
Graveside service will be held at 9 AM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Yates City Cemetery in Yates City. Pastor Andy Sonneborn will officiate. Memorials can be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington is in charge of arrangements. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com