Mr. Norman F. Reed Sr., age 81, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
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Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home. Ted Garner will officiate. Private graveside services will be held at Georgia National Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.
Mr. Reed was born April 5, 1933, to the late Clifford and Dorothy Reed in Neptune, N.J., and was a member of Atlanta Road Church of Christ for 16 years, where he served as a deacon. He had served in the Navy and was a third- generation volunteer fireman and fire chief of the Neptune Fire Department in Neptune, N.J. Mr. Reed was also preceded in death by his sister, Eunice Ely.
Survivors include wife of 20 years, Cathy Reed of Flowery Branch; sons, Brian Reed of Orlando, Fla., and Norman Reed Jr. of Winter Haven, Fla.; daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryle and Richard Auberry of North Carolina, Michele and Chris Jackson of Douglasville and Lisa and Doug Nixon of Palmetto, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Earl Reed and Butch Reed of Long Branch, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, 233 Peachtree St., Suite 2225, Atlanta, GA 30303.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 is in charge of arrangements. Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Aug. 9, 2014