William “Bill” Thomas Reed, 97, of Biggers, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, March 06, 2020, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center, in Jonesboro. Bill was born on Tuesday, September 19, 1922, in Quitman, Arkansas, to Frank and Mae Bell Williams Reed.
Bill was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, father-in-law, son-in-law, cousin, uncle, neighbor, and friend. He was of the Baptist faith.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mae Bell Williams Reed; wife, Nova Grace Edington Reed; son, Ronnie Eugene Reed; brothers, John Freeman Reed and Clarence Reed; and sisters, Lillian Anderson and Edith Stafford.
Bill is survived by one son, William Gaylon Reed, of Biggers; one sister, Betty Ruth Smith, of California; four grandchildren, Ronnie Eugene Reed Jr., of Paragould, Lisa Renee Cothren, of Paragould, William Thomas Reed, of Nesbit, Mississippi, and Joseph Roy Reed, of Little Rock; four great grandchildren, Thomas Myatt, Michael Myatt, Vickie Reed, and William Thomas Reed III; and daughter-in-law, Debra Paulette Reed, of Pocahontas.
All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, on Monday, March 09, 2020. Bill’s funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020; Roger Hovis, officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnston Cemetery, in Reyno.
William Thomas Reed, William Thomas Reed III, and Thomas Myatt are honored to serve as pallbearers.