1921 - 2016 Travis Reed, 94, a former long-time resident of Bridge City, passed away on January 7, 2016, at Village Creek Nursing Home in Lumberton. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Tuesday, January 12, at Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend John Bickham. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00p.m., Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in Nacogdoches, Texas, on April 11, 1921, he was the son of Edgar Reed and Minnie (Redding) Lee Reed. Travis served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII. After 35 years of service he retired from Southwestern Bell. He was also a current member of Bridge City Lodge #1345 and Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. He was preceded in death his parents; his wife, Artie Reed; his brothers, Riley Reed, Byfurd Reed, Robert Lee and Cleve Lee; sister, Lorene McClain. He is survived by his daughters Arlene Perez and husband Chaz of Houston, Elaine Smith- Galvan and husband John of Lumberton; grandchildren, David Reed Smith, Seth Hiram Smith, and Adam Travis Perez; great-grandson, Travis Perez. Serving as pallbearers will be David Reed Smith, Seth Hiram Smith, Adam Travis Perez, Chaz Perez, John Galvan, and Reed Abel.
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800 Highland Dr
Bridge City, TX 77611
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 11, 2016