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Johnnie Edward Reed

December 15, 1953 - December 16, 2023

Mr. Johnnie Edward Reed “Eddie” of Halifax, VA died, Saturday, December 16th at the Age of 70.


Mr. Reed was born in Halifax County, VA on December 15, 1953 to the late Johnnie Ralph Reed and Lula Farmer Reed. He was married to Susie Howard Reed and was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.


Mr. Reed is survived by his wife: Susie Reed; (2) daughters: Mary Tiffany Jackson (Eric) and Pamela Penick (Anthony); (1) son: Lionel Reed  (Chanta);  (11) grandchildren; (3) great grandchildren; (1) daughter-in-law: Lashanna Reed; (6) sisters: Elsie Williams, Dorothy Hart (Rogers), Thelma Brown, Sallie Kidd, Pearline Reed and Linda Barksdale; (1) brother: Joseph “Joe” Reed; (1) brother-in-law: Gary Howard; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including the devoted, Anthony Coles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by (1) son: Edward Frederick Reed; and (2) sisters: Lillie Mae Barksdale and Estelle Reed.


Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Edward Reed will be Thursday December 21st at 2 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Willie N. Yancey, eulogist. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Public viewing for family and friends will be Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel


Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.

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