Deborah Kay Reed, 59, Sebastian

Deborah Kay Reed, 59, died Aug. 3, 2010, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland. She was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and had lived in Sebastian since 1993.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Missouri. She worked for IBM for 20 years. She volunteered at the North County Public Library and South Mainland Library. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Puxico.

Survivors include her mother, Vivian Reed, of Barefoot Bay; sisters, Susan Guy of Sebastian and Carla Auchterlonie, of Huntsville, Ala.; brother, Michael Reed, of Buford, Ga.; and close friend, Mabel Martin, of Roseland. She was preceded in death by her father, Jean C. Reed.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at Community Baptist Church, Sebastian. Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Sebastian. A guestbook is available at

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