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Alma Reuter

February 23, 1928 — February 4, 2020


Mrs. Alma Waddell Reuter, 91, of Morehead, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Life Care Center in Morehead.

She was born on February 23, 1928 in Elliott County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Charlie O. and Dovie Burton Waddell.

Mrs. Reuter was retired from St. Claire Regional Medical Center, where she had been a surgical nurse and she had also worked at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg.  She taught Sunday School and was a substitute teacher at Old House Creek School.

Alma attended Elliottville Baptist Church.  She had volunteered at St. Claire Regional Medical Center and at a church in Fleming County and she was a former member of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard V. Reuter, who passed away on October 12, 1990, one daughter, Myrtle Kathryn “Kathy” Reuter Newman, who passed away on December 3, 2018, two brothers, Ivan Burl “Smoky” Waddell and Chester Sterl Waddell, one sister, Julia Hannah Waddell Boggs and two nephews, Marion O. Waddell and Larry D. Waddell.

Survivors include one daughter, Vicki L. Reuter of Mt. Sterling, nephews, Lee Waddell, Roger Waddell, Johnie Waddell, Gary Waddell, Justin Boggs and Mark Boggs, nieces, Robin Boggs Choquette and Lisa Boggs Hamilton and several great-nephews and great-nieces, including special great-niece, Melissa Jent of Morehead.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, February 7, 2020 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Rev. Willie Sturgill officiating.

Entombment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Visitation is from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Roger Waddell, Lee Waddell, Johnie Waddell, Wade Waddell, Eddie White and Mike Gray.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Boggs, Justin Boggs, Daniel Waddell, Roger “Buck” Waddell, Cody Moss, Wayne Jent and Keith Ryan.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is caring for all arrangements.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Alma Reuter, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

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