Elizabeth Ann Reed

Published 12:01 am Friday, October 23, 2015

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April 7, 1929 – Oct. 21, 2015

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NATCHEZ — Services for Elizabeth Ann Reed, 86, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at her residence, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Jefferson Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Kramer officiating.

Burial will follow at the Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Reed was born April 7, 1929, in Columbia, the daughter of James Wiley Watkins and Lucy Rice Watkins.

She was a member of Jefferson Street United Methodist Church. She was also a member of several bridge groups.

Mrs. Reed was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leslie Samuel “Tex” Reed; and one granddaughter, Leslie Ann Blanton.

Survivors include one son, Leslie Samuel “Sammy” Reed Jr. of Denver; one daughter, Lynda Reed Blanton of Natchez; one grandson, Jamie Blanton and wife, Mary Jo, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Reed Blanton and Mary Claire Blanton; and one sister, June Hennington of Crystal Springs.

Pallbearers will be Dix Doering, Doug Scruggs, Byron Carnett, Jason McGehee, Jamie Blanton, Tommy Bee and Jerry Stowers.

The family extends thanks to her special caregivers.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or to Jefferson Street United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to lairdfh.com.