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Maxine Duke Reed


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Maxine Duke Reed

Brunswick, TN

Maxine Duke Reed, 95, of Brunswick, TN was born in Darden, Tennessee on July 24, 1921 to Luther and Beadie Duke. She passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Hugh E. Reed. Maxine received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree from Memphis State University. She was a dedicated teacher for Shelby County schools and retired as Associate Professor of Mathematics from State Technical Institute of Memphis. Mrs. Reed was a member of Brunswick Baptist Church. Over the years, she was actively involved in the ministries of the church. She is survived by her children, Tony (Dana) Reed and Diane (Billy) Ferguson; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lafon Carter and 2 brothers, Otis Duke and Randell Duke. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Harrold Duke and Grant Duke. The family will receive friends at 1:00pm on Monday May 1, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Rd, Bartlett, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brunswick Baptist Church, P.O. Box 100, Brunswick, TN 38014.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 30, 2017
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