John E. Reed

John E. Reed, 84, of Star City, passed away on March 12, 2019.

He was born on July 7, 1934 at Calmer to the late James Thomas and Eunice Belle Roberts Reed.

He was a member and deacon at Yorktown Free Will Baptist Church, veteran of the United States Army, owner and operator (with his wife Maureen) of Reed’s Pawn Shop for 55 years, and was a mason and member of Branchville Lodge #256. He loved to coon hunt and loved his family, always put them first. He would help anybody and was a man of great character.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Maureen Morgan Reed; daughter, Elizabeth Reed, both of Star City; and many other family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Bro. BJ Duvall officiating. Burial will be at Drake Cemetery.