Doris Reeder

September 21, 1926October 5, 2020

Doris Reeder, age 94, of Monroe, passed away on October 5, 2020. She was born in Union County on September 21, 1926, daughter of the late Wriston Tyler Drye and Ila Jane Brooks Drye. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Ned Reeder; by her daughter, Debbie Reeder and her two sisters, Ruby Howard and Mildred Pressley.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Presson; her grandchildren, Eric Presson and Christy Holliday (Chad) and her four great-grandchildren, Harrison, Claire, Samantha and Audrey all of whom she loved dearly.

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until 2:00pm Friday, October 9, 2020 at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Reeder will begin at 2:00pm in McEwen Funeral Home's Colonial Chapel with interment following in Lakeland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Love Baptist Church, 707 Deese Road, Monroe, NC 28110. McEwen Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Reeder.


  • Visitation

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Friday, October 9, 2020


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RV and Paula Lee

October 9, 2020

We lived in the same neighborhood as Ms. Doris. We loved her and visited her daily when we still lived there. After we moved to South Carolina, we would still go up and visit with her. Doris was truly a grand lady. We will cherish all our fond memories of her. Rest in peace and enjoy being with Mr. Ned and Debbie.

Barbara McLaughlin

October 8, 2020

My husband Kevin and I love Miss Doris so much. We have missed our times together these last few months when we couldn't visit due to Covid. I have several photos of her and ones I took for her of her mailbox with Ned's name on it and surrounded by flowers. She loved it so I gave her one in a frame. She lovingly touched it and told us how much she missed him. It broke my heart when she always cried about missing Debbie. Now she is with them both again. I know she is so happy. She always told us funny stories about Carolyn's kitten's pranks. My funniest moment with Miss Doris was when Kevin was sick and I recorded her making a video of her scolding him to take care of himself and get well so he could come see her. Afterwards she watched the video with me and giggled that she didn't know she looked like that. She had a heart of gold and she will be dearly missed.

Mary Jane Crooke

October 7, 2020

Carolyn. I am so sorry for your loss! She was a very sweet lady that I loved very much! I have so many memories of her during her days at Macedonia! Please take care of yourself! You were a great daughter to her!

Nelta Kimbell

October 7, 2020

Ms Reeder was such a kind n sweet lady. 4 other ladies n I visited ms reeder on Wednesday s, we were from Lee Park Church, n we always received a blessing from our visits with her. She had a beautiful smile, and we enjoyed our conversations. We laughed a lot n just enjoyed each other’s company. We will miss seeing her on our visits when we’re allowed to go back. Prayers for family, love u ms reeder❤️

Linda McMahan

October 7, 2020

Doris was our neighbor on Hillside Drive for many years. She brought a fresh baked apple pie to our door when we moved here in 1984 and we instantly fell in love with her. She and Ned were fine people. A favorite memory is that of a little stray dog the Reeders befriended and helped care for, along with us. She called him Boy and loved him fiercely. She longed to be with “Daddy” in Heaven. God rest her soul. How we miss you both!
Ron and Linda McMahan.

Karen Perry

October 6, 2020

Doris was such a wonderful friend and neighbor. Love and prayers for her family.😪😪😪🙏💞🙏💞🙏💞🙏💞

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