James E. Reed, Sr.

April 13, 1938 ~ November 19, 2020 (age 82)


James E. Reed, Sr. age 82 of south Pittsburg passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou Reed; son, Jimmy Reed; stepdaughter, Nancy Bryant; siblings, Mary Lee Wileman, William Reed, Austin Reed, George Newton Reed, John Reed & Paul Reed, Jr.; grandchildren, Isaac Hamilton, Robbie Bryant & Jason Plummer. James worked for M & M Transfer for several years and served as Mayor, Alderman & Fire Chief of New Hope.

Those left to cherish his memories are his daughters, Patricia (Jonathan) Caldwell of New Hope and Evelyn Reed of South Pittsburg; stepchildren, Danny (Sandy) Reed of Whitwell, Marie Henderson of Chattanooga & Gary Wingfield of Chickamauga; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends 2PM-8PM, Saturday, November 21, 2020

Funeral Service 2PM, Sunday, November 22, 2020 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Arland Weldon officiating. Interment to follow at New Hope Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Jasper Memorial Funeral Home (423) 942-7777.




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November 21, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jasper Memorial Funeral Home
150 Cornerstone Dr.
Jasper, TN 37347

Funeral Service
November 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Jasper Memorial Funeral Home
150 Cornerstone Dr.
Jasper, TN 37347

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