Posted: Friday, February 25, 2011 11:50 am
The Messenger, February 25, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Sherry (James) Reed, 63, of Samburg, who died 8:10 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dale Batchelor officiating. Burial will follow in Troy’s Terrace Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today and from noon until the hour of services Saturday.
Pallbearers will be Bill Mitchell, Larry Mitchell Jr., Dennis Mitchell, Hunter Walker, Jimmy Pitts, Gaylon Long, Billy Wayne Long and Max Grimes.
The family requests that memorials be made to National Kidney Foundation.
She was born March 24, 1947, in Union City, daughter of Ray Nelle (Huey) James McMillon of Obion and the late Leroy James. She married Gerald Reed Sept. 30, 1997. He survives. She had been employed by HIS Manufacturing and Lakeview Dining Room in the 1970s and ’80s. She was National Crime Information Center certified as a dispatcher and was employed by the Union City Police Department from 1991-94. She attended Samburg Pentecostal Church and was known for her cooking and ability as a seamstress.
Mrs. Reed was a 1965 graduate of Obion County Central High School and was the 1964 Miss OCCHS.
Survivors also include her daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Mike Bramlett of Nashville; her son, Kyle Simmons of Hornbeak; her stepson, Michael Reed of Tiptonville; four grandchildren, Kealey Bramlett of Nashville, Blake Simmons and Abigail Simmons, both of Hornbeak, and Emma Grace Reed of Four Points; her niece and her husband, Amy and Jimmy Pitts of Obion; her great nephew, Hunter Walker of Obion; her great niece, Alaina Walker of Obion; her aunt, Rose Huey of Hornbeak; and several cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Robert McMillon; her sister, Susan Hickman; and her stepson, Brad Reed.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.