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Jewel "Rody" Reed, age 60, of Harvest, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Chapel of Valhalla Funeral Home, with Rev. Phil Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday.

Rody, as she was affectionately called, was born in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama, on November 18, 1957 to the late John W. Reed and Mary M. Kirby Reed. She had a passion for learning and attended The Arc of Madison County for over 40 years. Rody loved books, dancing, singing and Three Musketeer candy bars. She was loving, kind and a joy to be around.

In addition to her parents, Rody was preceded in death by four sisters, Kaye Clay, Cathrine Smith, Mary Ellen Reed, Anne Reed; and three brothers, Roy Reed, David Reed and John Reed Jr.

Rody is survived by five sisters, Imogene (Randy) Taylor, Barbara (Bill) Humphrey, Judy (Dave) Armstrong, Jamie Gervais, and Rachel (Roy) Brown; and several nieces, nephews and friends.