Carol Jean Reed, 53, of Billings, who had worked in numerous state offices, died of cancer on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
She was born Dec. 25, 1957, in Los Angeles to Thomas E. and Jeanne R. Reed.
The family lived in several states before settling in Billings. She attended Bench, Bitterroot and Lincoln schools before the family moved to Helena and she graduated from Capital High.
After graduation she worked in numerous state offices. She was briefly married to Patrick Rummel before moving back to Billings. She had received care from RiverStone Hospice.
Survivors include her mother, Jeanne Reed; daughters, Emily and Amanda; a sister, Cathy Eby; and a brother, Doug Reed.
A private family memorial was planned. Arrangements were by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.