Kaylee Page Reed, 16, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV, following a long and courageous battle with cystic fibrosis.
Kaylee was born April 9, 1999, in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of Rick Reed of Paden City, WV and Lee (Jones) Reed of Pennsboro, WV.
Kaylee was a Junior at Ritchie County High School.
Kaylee’s first concern was the feelings of everyone around her. She always thought of everyone else first. She had a huge heart and all throughout her journey, she never complained one time about her illness. Kaylee had two special friends that were a special part of her life, Zack Utter and Santana Bailey who was just like a sister to Kaylee.
She had a great love of cats and loved her dog, Bentley.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her stepmom, Sarah Reed of Paden City, WV; half brother, Ricky Reed of Paden City, WV; step brother, Nate Hood and stepsisters, Julianne and Kadie Hood, all of Paden City, WV; paternal grandmother, Sarah Reed of Pennsboro, WV; maternal grandparents, Dean Jones, Sr of Tollgate, WV and Karen Jones of Pennsboro, WV; aunts and uncles, Dean and Tanya of Cairo, WV; Joe and Kelly Davis of Pennsboro, WV; Mary Criss and Todd Adams of Pullman, WV; Jeremy Jones of Wellsburg, WV; Michelle Yazavack of Tyler County, WV; Paula and Cecil Lovejoy of Tyler County, WV; Tonya Reed of Tyler County, WV and Susan and Randy Yoder of OH, along with several cousins.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Richard Reed.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV with Keith Hostetler officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Harmony Masonic Cemetery in Pennsboro, WV. Visitation were held from 3-8 p.m. on Monday, at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the caring staff of Ruby Memorial Hospital 6 East for their compassion and support throughout Kaylee’s journey.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mcculloughraiguel. com.