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Kay Rene Reeve

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 7:45 pm

Kay Rene Reeve, 69, of Louisiana, Mo., died unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Kay was born Jan. 7, 1955, in Amarillo, Texas, the daughter of Leroy Martin and Dorothy Foster Capps Savage. One of four siblings, she grew up in Amarillo, Texas, and attended Tascosa Schools where she graduated with the high school class of 1973. Following graduation, Kay spent two years attending Amarillo College and then transferred to West Texas State University where she completed her bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

Following her graduation from college she entered the teaching workforce in Borger, Texas, where she taught for five years in the school system. It was during this time that she met Tim Reeve in church and one year later they married on July 2, 1982. The couple would remain the next three years in Texas, until they moved to Wynnewood, Okla., where Kay served as a substitute teacher for two years and gave birth to their first daughter before moving to Oklahoma City and teaching alongside her husband at the Living Word Academy. The family would relocate to Indianapolis, Ind., because of a new job for Tim for the next seven years where a second daughter was born.

The family would once again move, this time to LaPlace, La., where they would spend the next 18 years before moving to Louisiana, Mo., in 2011. While in Missouri, Kay would substitute teach part time while also working other jobs.

Kay had a strong Christian faith and was a faithful devout member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed bowling at Twin City Bowl in Louisiana and attending her Tuesday Bible Studies with other ladies. She was known to volunteer at the theater and enjoyed singing.  Her favorite music was Christian music as well as musicals.  She loved to travel to Colorado or anywhere her family was currently living.

Kay will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at the Collier Funeral Homes Inc. in Louisiana. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation was held at 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the donors’ choice. Online condolences may be left at