William Ernest Reed
William Ernest Reed, 80, passed away February 16, 2013 at Riverside Convalescent Center, Saluda. He was born September 17, 1932, in Middlesex County to the late William T. Reed and Ernestine Scott Chamberlain Reed.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Frances Cauthorne Reed; 11 children, Jean Louise Brown (James) of Laneview, Meduice Ann Ward (Robert) of Chesterfield, Earl Franklin Reed of Laneview, Charles Edward Reed (Diane) of Laneview, Vivian Vanessa Jessie (Wayne) of Church View, Wayne Allen Reed of Jamaica, Gilbert Edwin Reed (Gladys) of Urbanna, Francis Darnell Reed (Jeanette) of Warner, Brenda Ernestine Butler of Dale City, Melvin Sylvester Reed of Richmond, and Terry Andrew Reed (Stacy) of Urbanna; 26 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jessie Osborne of Laneview, Edna Ransom (Jessie) of Remlik and Phyllis Johnson (James) of Maryland; two brothers, Marvin Reed (Christine) of Washington, D.C., and Kelvin Reed (Mortica) of Laneview; one uncle, James Reed (Blanch) of Laneview; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral service will be at noon Saturday, February 23, at Union Shiloh Baptist Church, Laneview. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at J.K. Redmond Funeral Home, Shacklefords.