Lewis Paul Reed, 82, of Cecilia, was born Nov. 19, 1931, and went to be with his heavenly Father on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clay Reed and Nova (Helm) Reed; one brother, John Reed; and two sisters, Maggie Howard and Mattie Hines.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Alice (Wilson) Reed; a daughter, Peggy Sue Reed (Timothy) Dennis; a son, Lewis Scott (Malisa) Reed; two sisters, Zelma Sharp and Lillian Powell; four grandchildren, Timothy Dennis Jr., Angela Sisk, Jeffrey Crowder and Heather Newton; three special friends, Harvey Smallwood, Todd Thompson and Dale Crowder; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and numerous friends.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. John Clark officiating. Burial follows in Grand View Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.