Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jimmy Ray Reed

Mr. Jimmy Ray Reed, 77, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January 26th, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Murphy Eubanks officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the service time at the church. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Reed was born June 19, 1940, in Louisville, MS. He was retired from Georgia Pacific where he worked as a line operator, and he was a member of First Baptist Church. Jimmy loved Mississippi State sports, as well as music and singing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Netttie Elizabeth Smith Reed and Jim Reed; one brother, Hugh Reed; and two sisters, Betty Johns and June Hodge.

He is survived by his wife, Jimmie Lou Barnes Reed of Louisville; three daughters, Kim Reed (Bennie) Lee of Union, MS, Gina Reed (Paul) Mireles of San Antonio, TX, and Beth (Jay) Reed-Richardson of Columbus, GA; three brothers, Buck Reed of Louisville, Jerry Reed of Gulfport, MS, and Ralph Reed of Gulfport, MS; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Austin Mireles, Reed Mireles, Michael Lee, Joey Johns, Chris Richardson, and Ricky Higginbotham.

Memorials may be made to Quality Hospice Volunteer Program, 340 Byrd Ave, Philadelphia, MS 39350.

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