Sunday, September 26, 2010

Frances Long Reed

Mrs. Frances Long Reed, 93, passed away at St. Dominic Hospital on Saturday, September 25, 2010 in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Lee Castle officiating. Mrs. Reed was born July 26, 1917 in Reform, Mississippi, to Nora and Joe Long.

She is survived by one brother, Howard Long of Tupelo, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Reed; her parents, Nora and Joe Long; five brothers, John L. Long, Horace Long, B. B. Long, J. T. Long, and R. D. Long; and one sister, Twyla “Janie” Tyler.

Aunt Frank, as she was so lovingly referred to, retired from Southern Bell Telephone Company and was a member of the Southern Bell Telephone Pioneer Association. After her retirement, she moved to Ackerman, Mississippi, and later to Tupelo, Mississippi, where she resided for many years.

The family would like to give a special thanks to all those who provided wonderful care to Aunt Frank in her later years. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.