Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mitchell W. Reed

Mitchell W. Reed, 72, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, April 12 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville with Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mitchell was born September 17, 1946, to Grady and Natherine Seals Reed in Louisville. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was retired as a supervisor from U. S. Motors in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Mitchell enjoyed fishing and hunting and attending Nanih Waiya football and baseball games.

Mitchell is survived by his wife of 47 years Nita McDonald Reed; and his brother Jimmy Reed and wife Patty all of Louisville. One of his greatest joys was being “PaPaw” to his grandson Kaleb Davis. He is also survived by his son-in-law Chris Davis and his niece Nat Reed Beasley and husband Mark. He is preceded in death by his daughter Marsha Lynn Reed Davis and his parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Beasley, Chris Davis, Shawn Holdiness, Benny Luke, Mark Nance, and Joel Slawson. Memorials in honor of Mitchell may be given to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o David Holder, 11755 Highway 397, Louisville, MS 39339.

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