Kathleen Lee Reese, 74, of Roscoe, Missouri passed away on Monday March 23, 2015 at the Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar due to complications of cancer.
Kathleen, otherwise known as Kathy, was a beloved mother and grandmother. She was born on February 17, 1941 to Nina Marie Barger and Otis Buford Perkins. Kathy has two younger brothers, David Perkins, of Roscoe, Missouri and another who passed at birth.
She was born and raised in Roscoe and graduated from Osceola Public Schools. Kathy then married Donnie Ray Hash at the age of 18. Together they were married for 30 years and to this union 4 children were born, Donnie Ray Hash, Jr., William (Marty) Hash, Sandra Lee Hash and Michael (Nick) Hash.
Kathy had several jobs through out the years; homemaker, bus driver for Osceola Schools, and 27 years as a loyal Oats bus driver just to name a few.
In 1990 Kathy married Rhea D. Reese of Tennessee. They were married for 20 years before his death in 2010.
She is survived by 4 children, Donnie Ray Hash, Jr. and wife Carol of Lathrop, Missouri, William (Marty) Hash and wife Barbara of Osceola, Missouri, Sandra Hash of Roscoe, Missouri and Michael (Nick) Hash of Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania; 5 grandchildren, Elizabeth Hash, Trey Hash, Katie Hash, Ethan Hash, and Martha Hash; 2 great grandchildren, Caiden Hash and Abigail Russell; 4 step-children, 10 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great-grandchildren.