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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Tom and Judy Younger - Steens, MS

“Mr. Reid was a wonderful man that will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jeff McPherson - Madison, MS

“Charlotte, my thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends! May the good Lord fill you all with His great love, peace, and comfort! I...Read More »
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“We are very sorry to hear about Glendal's death. He was a good friend and a fun loving person. My first job with the Agency was in Columbus with...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jim Metcalfe - Tupelo, MS

“Sorry to hear about Mr. Reed, the family is in my prayers ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Charles Gentry - Crawford, MS

“Charlotte and family we are so sorry for your loss and have you in our prayers during this time of grief. Bobby and Pat McWhirter ”
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Glendal Eugene Reid, 86, of Ackerman, MS passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021, at his residence in Ackerman, MS.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home, Ackerman, MS. Immediately following will be the funeral service with Bro. Jerry Lawson officiating. Interment will be at Old Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Ackerman, MS.

Mr. Reid was born April 3, 1935, to the late Harold and Mamie Reid in Ackerman, MS. He graduated with an agricultural degree from Mississippi State University and served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Upon graduation, he worked for the Mississippi Forestry Commission and for the remainder of his career he served 36 years as Lowndes County Supervisor for Farmers Home Administration in the Department of Agriculture in Columbus, MS. He also served as Chairman of the Board for Wesley United Methodist Church where he was a member for many years. In retirement he was an active member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS.

While living in Columbus, his favorite pastime was entertaining and cooking for large groups of people. He was even a founding member of the Columbus Chitterling Club and was most proud of an article published by Birney Imes, Jr. praising his culinary and entertaining skills. Mr. Reid's retirement years were spent in his hometown of Ackerman maintaining his farmland and cattle which were his pride and joy. He continued his passion for entertaining by feeding friends and family that gathered at his "shop" for good food and fellowship.

Mr. Reid is survived by his wife of 62 years—Charlotte Gaston Reid, Ackerman, MS; son, Dr. R. Kirk Reid(Mitcie) of Madison, MS. and daughter Lynne Reid Sneed(Rory) of Columbus, MS; grandchildren—Jennifer Rawson(Chad), Cooper Reid, Logan Sneed, Courtney Reid, and Luke Sneed; great-grandchildren Patrick Rawson and Jameson Rawson.

Pallbearers will be Frank Black, Wayne Cantrell, Eric Chambers, Billy Collier, Mark Hatcher, Tom Higginbotham, Jimmy Ralph McClure and Kevin Stark.

Memorials may be made to Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, PO Box 294, Ackerman, MS 39735.

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 Highway 12 E Ackerman, MS 39735
Tel. (662) 285-6628

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