James Eugene Reed, 82, of Smyrna died Thursday November 7, 2019.

He was a native of Cannon County and was preceded in death by his great-grandchildren, Henry Franklin Forrest and Samuel Michael Forrest; his parents, Doke Reed and Nodie Pelham Reed.

Mr. Reed was a member of Southside Church of Christ and was veteran of the United States Army. He was a retired Contractor.

Mr. Reed is survived by his wife of 49 years, Geneva Reed; daughter, Donna Patterson and husband Mike in Oklahoma; grandchildren, Chris Patterson of Oklahoma, Julie Forrest and husband Peter of Oklahoma; and great-grandchildren, Jack, Luke and Ruby Forrest.

Visitation will be 1 until 4 p.m. with funeral service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Brother, Bro. Mike Pickford will officiate. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram.

Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna in charge of arrangements

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