Let the memory of Yvonne be with us forever.
  • 67 years old
  • Born on May 5, 1951 .
  • Passed away on May 1, 2019 .

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Yvonne Reed 67 years old , born on May 5, 1951 and passed away on May 1, 2019. We will remember her forever.

Date: Thursday May 9, 2019

Time: Visitation 11:00am Service 12:00pm

Location: McKinley United Methodist Church

Yvonne Delores McNair Reed was born on Thursday, May 3, 1951 to Hazel Yvonne (Graves) & Leroy J. Hutson in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was the eldest of 8 girls. At the age of 3, they moved to Dayton, Ohio.She accepted Christ at an early age and attended McKinley United Methodist Church.She was a student at both Williard and Miami Chapel Elementary Schools and graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Class of 1971. She also studied Visual Arts at Wright State University. She started singing in the Hallelujah Chorus Shapenote choir at the age of 8 and continued into her teens.Yvonne & Michael were married on a Sunday, December 20, 1992, right before Christmas.Yvonne loved to travel with her sisters, cousins and her best friend Carolyn.In fact, she drove a Semi truck for 4 years with her husband.Nearly every year she and Carolyn would go to the Kentucky Derby for her birthday.She loved skating, working on her vehicle, a skill she learned from her Dad and she was very artistic and an excellent artist, she could draw anything.She also loved butterflies and her animals.She would even take in stray animals and nurse them back to health.She did this even as a child.And she loved plants and flowers, especially yellow flowers, one of her favorite colors.She also loved studying “The Word” with her son Jivano and they would question each other about the Scriptures they studied.But most importantly she loved the Lord, her sons, grandchildren and family.Not a day passed when they were not in her heart.She worked as a landscaper alone side her husband until she passed on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.Yvonne is preceded in death by her parents Hazel & Leroy Hutson, Maternal Grandparents Henry & Essie Graves, Paternal Grandparents Willie & Clara Hutson, a son, 3 sisters, Granddaughter Charnae Hunt, 2 Great Grandchildren Taelor & Cassius Hunt, In-laws Percy & Helen Reed, Sisters in law Judy (Mike) Mitchell, Brothers in law Michael Williams & Gary Gullette and best friend Debra Dortch. Yvonne leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 26 years Michael, 2 sons Wendell & Jivano, 3 stepchildren Joya (Marlo), Gene (Dawn) & Gary, Goddaughter DeNiko, special daughter Crystal, 4 sisters Sherry, Brenda, Lenda & Willette (Alfred), special family friend Rositta Burrell, 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 9 nieces, 1 nephew, an aunt Concheta Beadles, friend Cheryl Brooks and her road dog for life Carolyn Dunson, her animals, a host of great nieces and nephews, great, great nephew, cousins, other relatives and friends. Yvonne loved and was loved by a multitude offamily members and friends, too numerous to name. We love you Yvonne from infinity and beyond. Rest In Paradise…….


Posted by Dwayne Bickham on May 9, 2019
In God's care, rest in peace.

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