Mr. Willie E. Reed, Sr.,son of the late Mr. Willie Frank (Robert) and Mrs. Nearvie Reed, was born March 31, 1939 in Troup County, Georgia.
He went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at his home in LaGrange, Georgia.
At an early age, he confessed Christ as his Savior and joined Wehadkee Baptist Church in the Abbottsford Community.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mrs. Winnett Reed; sister, Flora Lee Rome; and brother, Horace Reed; step-sisters, Mae Francis Gore and Bernice Setton; step-brother, Arthur Bailey; sister-in-law, Janet Reed; and brother-in-law, Charlie Rome.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his step-mother, Mrs. Annie Laura Reed, Lanett, AL; one loving daughter, Mrs. Winnie Mae (Charles) Houston, West Point, GA; two sons, Mr. Willie E. (LaShunda) Reed, Jr., Valley, AL; Mr. Arthur James (Bonita) Reed, Franklin, GA; one brother, Mr. George Reed, Lanett, AL; two step-sisters, Gladys Chapplell and Sherry Potts, both of Lanett, AL; one step-brother, Eugene Bailey, Lanett, AL; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Lizzie Mae Reed and Mrs. Susie Mae Ward, both of LaGrange, GA; six grandchildren, Maurice Houston, Edwin Houston, Regis Price, Matthew Reed, Dalton Reed, and Katelyn Reed; two great-great grandchildren, MeKayla and MacKenzie Houston, West Point, GA; one aunt, Mrs. Susie Mae Heard, LaGrange, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Wehadkee Baptist Church with Rev. Willie Joe Cameron officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
The family will be at their home at 115 Tucker Circle in the Cannonville Community.