TURKEY CREEK, Ky. — Rebecca Reed Kazee Runyon, 86, of Turkey Creek, Ky., passed away Sun., Sept. 13, 2015, at Pikeville Medical Center at Pikeville, Ky.

Born Aug. 21, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Elisa Reed. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Kazee, and her second husband, Willie Runyon, as well as five brothers and four sisters.

Rebecca was a member of the Turkey Creek Old Regular Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children: Robert (Denise) Kazee of Turkey Creek, Ky., Drema Kazee of Florida and Michael (Christine) Kazee of Michigan. She also leaves behind four grandchildren, Jennifer (Christopher) Bastian, Amber (Michael) Lowe, Randall (Brittney) Kazee and Drema Kazee, along with 10 great-grandchildren: Dillon, Aiden, Makenzie, Gage, Isabella, Aubrey, Tyson, Sophia, Hailey and Kaitlyn. She is also survived by her sister, Francis Reed, and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 17, at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow at Reed Cemetery at Turkey Creek, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
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