Linda J. Reed nee Howell, age 69 departed peacefully from this life Wednesday, May 10, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born on July 21, 1947 in Dyersburg, TN to Girdie and John Howell. A 1964 graduate of Bruce High School. Preceded in death by parents, three brothers and five sisters. She leaves to cherish her memories, husband Napoleon Reed Sr., children Drayvonn (Nina) and Napoleon Reed Jr. (fiancé Jaleisha Bonner); sister Doris Howell; granddaughter Aniyah and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 12-8:00pm. Family hours 6-8:00pm at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral service Saturday May 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at McCreight Funeral Home 1607 Hornbrook St. Dyersburg, TN 38024. Interment MCCO Cemetery in Newbern, TN.