Josephine Lee Reeder, 88, of Short Journey Road passed away on Tuesday February 3, 2015. Born in Johnston County on August 4, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Flossie Lee. Also preceding her in death are her foster parents, George and Katie Southerland, her husband, Hobert Reeder, three sisters, Irene Johnson, Pauline Burgess, and Sophie Aycock, and two brothers, Paul Wilton Lee and Preston Lee Johnson.
Surviving are her daughter, Bonnie Ruth Cox and husband Norman, sons, David Reeder and George Mark Reeder, one grandson Scott Reeder and wife Jennifer, one great granddaughter, Darby Scottlyn Reeder.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday, February 6, 2015 at Knollwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at her home, 1080 Short Journey Road, Smithfield, NC following the graveside service. Flowers are welcome, but memorials are preferred to SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577. Condolences may be made to the family at www.underwoodfh.com