Columbus Junior Reed, 56, of McGehee, passed away on September 15, 2017.
He was born in Monticello on February 10, 1961 to the late Never and Lenora Kemper Reed. He lived with his parents until their death. His mother died when he was two and his mother died in 1973.
Mr. Reed lived with his grandfather, Julius Smith, until his health condition declined, resulting in him going to the nursing home. Mr. Reed was admitted to the nursing home with his grandfather. He had no siblings and no close relatives.
Mr. Reed completed the 5th grade and attended C.B. King School in 1992 where he received an award for perfect attendance. He was baptized on February 18, 2003 at Mt. Carmel MBC.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 21 from 10 a.m. until noon at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, followed by graveside services at 1 p.m. at New Cemetery in Lake Village.