Dana Reedy Noe was born on February 18, 1916 in Knott County, Kentucky. She died at Hazard, Kentucky on
October 14, 2006, being 90 years of age. Dana’s childhood home and community provided a loving
environment for her growth and maturity.
Dana was married to Everett R. Noe. Everett was a career coal miner of 45 years who very seldom missed
a day of work. Dana was a fulltime homemaker who found her delight in taking care of her children: Ronnie,
Helen, Wilma, J.R., and Glenn.
Everett and Helen preceded Dana in death. In addition to her four surviving children, Dana leaves two
sisters, Golda Calhoun and Rose Kirkland; and two brothers, Gillis Reedy and Bobby Reedy. Dana was
preceded in death by her sisters, Hazel Reedy and Bertha Reedy Couch; and two brothers, Bennett Kelly and
H.B. Reedy, Sr.
In 1966 Dana confessed her hope in Christ for forgiveness of her sins and was baptized in Irishman Creek
just a few feet from her childhood home. She took fellowship in the Little Bethlehem Church where she
attended faithfully until prevented by illness. Dana believed in all the precepts and ways of the Regular Baptist
She was a virtuous woman whose “children arise up and call her blessed.”
“Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.” Rev. 14:13