Gueary Thomas Reed Jr.
Gueary Thomas “Tom” Reed Jr., 72, of Saltillo, Miss., died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in Florence, Ala. Services were at 2 p.m. Friday at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues Funeral Home in Tupelo, Miss., with the Revs. Mike Hicks and Ricky Bishop officiating. Burial was in Tupelo Memorial Park. Reed was born March 20, 1936, in Cookeville, son of the late Gueary Thomas Sr. and Gola Stinson Reed. He graduated from Lynnville High School and then the University of Tennessee at Martin where he earned his engineering degree. He worked for Daybrite Capri Omega for 30 years, retiring as the engineering manager in 2001. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Jo Reed of Saltillo, Miss.; one daughter, Tami (Tony) Miles of Tupelo, Miss.; two sons, Gueary Thomas (Sheila) Reed III of Baldwyn, Miss., and David Gray (Banita) Reed of Collierville; three sisters, Rose Marie Brigham of Dover, Avalee (Frank) Bobo of Lynchburg and Geri (Ben) Fendley of Clarksville; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Condolences may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.