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Funeral services for Carroll Nelms Reed, 64, of Sweetwater will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Mike Sells will officiate and interment will follow at Pyron Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
Reed died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in Rankin, TX.
He was born Aug. 16, 1949, in Dequeen, AK. He married Marilee Gwiazdowski on Jan. 31, 1972, in Nanticoke, PA.
He loved golfing and fishing and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a hard and honest working man.
Survivors include his wife, Marilee E. Reed of Sweetwater; son, Jaylon Reed of Sweetwater; daughter, Kelly Chapman and husband Greg of Coahoma; grandchildren, Nathan Chapman and Reagan Chapman of Coahoma, Jayton Reed and Annabelle Reed of Sweetwater; brother, Stanley Elmer Reed of Mineral Wells; sisters, Danielle Kowalsky of Forney, TX, Anne Green and husband Buddy of Lake Whitney, TX, Johnna Reed and partner Tammy Gillespie of Simpsonville, NC; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Vernalee Reed.
Pallbearers will be Mike Kinard, Jack Thompson, Jack Hucklebridge, Randy Taylor, Roger Palmer and Joey Stevens. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.