James Eugene Reed, age 82 of Smyrna died Thursday November 7, 2019. He was a native of Cannon County and was preceded in death by his great-grandchildren, Henry Franklin Forrest and Samuel Michael Forrest; his parents, Doke Reed and Nodie Pelham Reed. Mr. Reed was a member of Southside Church of Christ and was veteran of the United States Army. He was a retired Contractor.
Mr. Reed is survived by his wife of 49 years, Geneva Reed; daughter, Donna Patterson and husband Mike in Oklahoma; grandchildren, Chris Patterson of Oklahoma, Julie Forrest and husband Peter of Oklahoma, great-grandchildren, Jack, Luke and Ruby Forrest.
Visitation will be 1PM until 4PM with Funeral Service 4PM Sunday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Brother, Bro. Mike Pickford will officiate. Graveside service will be 1PM Wednesday at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna in charge of arrangements www.woodfinchapel.com