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JB Reed

August 17, 1930 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 91)

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Obituary

JB Reed passed away on September 4, 2021, at the age of 91. JB was the second of six children. JB served his Country in The United States Marines.  He met the love of his life, Mary, in McIntosh Alabama and they married in 1954 and were married for over 63 years.  He taught himself how to play the guitar and sing. JB had been singing and playing the guitar since he was 5 years old.  He was well known at "The Fiddlers Convention" in Frankville, AL often winning the Soloist, Buck Dancing and Guitarist. JB even won the Soloist at "The Fiddlers Convention", in April 2021. He won awards at the Jackson Mississippi Fair for singing, playing the Guitar and playing the Harmonica.  JB was inducted to the Washington County Hall of Fame a few years ago.  JB loved his family to the fullest. His friends were also dear to his heart. 

 

Visitation will be Thursday, September 9, 2021, 10:00-11:00 AM, at Hobson Assembly of God.  Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 AM.  Officiating will be Rev. Steve Foster, Rev. Jon Brown and Rev. Nick Ross with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.  Interment will be at the Bright Water Cemetery, 8766  Brightwater Rd, Needham, AL 36915.

 

 

Survivors:

Daughters

Sherry Dye ~ Ladylake, Florida

Regina Kirksey ~ Creola, Alabama

Melinda Beech ~ Chatom, Alabama

Sharon(Tim) Johnson ~ Irvington, Alabama

Son

Rick ( Jackie) Broadhead ~ Trussville, Alabama

Joseph Reed ~ McIntosh, Alabama

Sister

Elsie Spidel

18 Grandchildren

37 Great Grandchildren

11 Great Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by:

Father

Charlie Reed

Mother

Victoria Reed

Wife

Mary Ruth Reed

Daughter

Susan Reed

Brother

Clyde Reed

Sisters 

Elva Ray Finklea

Essie Mieleszko

Clara Pugh

Pallbearers: Rev. Nick Ross, Bryan Johnson, Joey Reed, Tim Johnson, Jr.,  Robbie Broadhead and Patrick Day.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hobson Assembly of God
3190 County Road 28
Chatom, AL 36518

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Hobson Assembly of God
3190 County Road 28
Chatom, AL 36518

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