Gene Ward Reed | 1929-2018

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018

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Gene Ward Reed

Gene Ward Reed, 89, of Decatur died Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Fort Worth.

Funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Grace Baptist Church in Decatur with Van Gardner and Bill Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.

Pallbearers are Dalane Bible, Rick Pope, Dale George, Jerry Barnett, L.W. Mann and Dan Mayers. Honorary pallbearer is Stanley Kemp.

Gene was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Decatur to Clifford and Vera (Walker) Reed. He married Ilo Faye Pitts Feb. 12, 1960, in Aurora. Gene was retired from farming. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Decatur.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Gene is survived by his wife; sons Scotty Reed and Monty Reed and wife, Penny, all of Decatur; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins and friends.

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