Mr. Emory Hansel (Hamp) Reed, age 92, of Oakwood passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Resting Nest Hospice following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Boone Strickland will officiate. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Reed was born on Sept. 11, 1921, in Gainesville, to the late Brock Reed and Bunia Martin Reed. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was a maintence director at Chicopee. He served in WWII
in the Army and received many medals during his service. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mildred Ferguson Reed; his son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Alma Reed; sons-in-law, the Rev. Marlon Thomas and Frank Grizzle.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Evelyn Reed of Braselton; daughter and son-in-law, Angelyn and Ronnie Bagley of Gainesville; daughter, Linda Grizzle of Gainesville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Rose Reed of Homer.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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