Reba Jones Reed, age 75, of Buford, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, following a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Dr. Tommy Green and the Rev. Matt Stacy will officiate. Interment will follow in Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, from noon to 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation or to The Reba Reed Food Service Kitchen c/o First Baptist Church, Buford. Reba was preceded in death by her parents, James Verlon Jones and Myrtie Bell Jones, of Gainesville; and sister, Jenneter Clark, Chestnut Mountain. Reba is survived by her husband of 54 years, John Garrett Reed, Buford; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Mickey Maddox, Buford; Angela and Jeff Henderson, Buford; grandchildren, Amanda and PJ Martin, Buford; Lauren Henderson, Buford; Cameron Henderson and Lauren Farmer, Buford; Michael Maddox and fiancé, Lenny Brooks, Buford; sister, Ouida Strickland, Flowery Branch; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Bobby Davis, Buford; Brenda and David Frost, Michigan; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Ramona Jones, Gainesville; brother-in-law, Kenneth Clark, Chestnut Mountain. Reba was born in Hoschton and lived her married life in Buford. She was a 1956 graduate of Gainesville High School. She owned and operated Reed's Childcare in Buford for 15 years. Reba was a member of First Baptist Church, Buford, where she served as teller, greeter, Sunday School Secretary but was best known for her 18 years of service cooking fellowship meals. Reba's greatest joy and passion was caring for her husband, children and grandchildren who lovingly called her "Mu." Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924.
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