Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Miss Willie (Doug) Reed

Miss Willie (Doug) Reed, 75, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Parish officiating. Interment will follow in Butler Cemetery.
Miss Reed was born December 22, 1940, to Willie Alex and Edna Adcock Reed in Winston County. She was a member of Mashulaville Baptist Church; and Miss Doug loved working outside in her yard and garden and she enjoyed her puzzle books.

She is survived by her sister, Helen Richardson of Macon, Mississippi; and a host of nieces and nephews. Miss Reed was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, C. V. Reed and James Reed; and by two sisters, Dean Freshour and Effie Higginbotham.

Serving as pallbearers are Rusty Crabtree, Eddie Gaylord, Richard Gaylord, James Moffett, Bobby Robbins, and Toby Robbins. Memorial contributions in honor of Miss Doug may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at