Johnnie Juanita Reed
Johnnie Juanita Reed
  • February 17, 1928 - December 19, 2017
  • Baird, Texas

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Johnnie Thompson Reed, 89, of Abilene, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. A chapel funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 S. Abilene. Mark Young will officiate with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.
Johnnie was born February 17, 1928 to John and Emma Thompson in Yellville, Arkansas. She graduated from Osage High School in Oklahoma. On April 19, 1947 she married, "Skeeter" Ray Reed, who preceded her in death on May 12, 2005. She was a bookkeeper for Reed Ford Sales for 25 years. They moved to Abilene in 1999, where she attended Wylie Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, nine sisters, and two brothers.
Remaining behind to cherish Mrs. Reed's memory are her children, Susan Reed Rainbolt and husband Rooster, Mychele Reed Hammond and husband Bob, Lana Reed Hughs and husband Neal; grandchildren, Shelly Bratcher, Shane and Charla Parsons, Sean and Dana Leamon, Eric and Shera Torrez, Lin Hughs, and Johnnie Beth Hughs; great-grandchildren, Trent Bratcher, Vance and Makenna Parsons, Ethan Parsons, Avery Leamon, Aidan Leamon, Launa Torrez, Gabe Torrez, Riley Hughs; and great-great grandson, Witten Reed Parsons.
Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchild will serve as pallbearers.
The family will be accepting friends on Thursday evening from 5:30 until 7:30 PM at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 S., Abilene.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association.