J.T. Reed

James “J.T.” Reed, 82, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Stones River Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born in Davidson County and was a resident of Woodbury.

Mr. Reed was a retired factory worker and a veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Army. He was also a member of Elkins Church of Christ and the Short Mtn. Masonic Lodge. J.T. loved animals, loved to garden and also loved to fish.


Wife of 51 years: Faye Braswell Reed of Woodbury.

2 Daughters:  Carlene (Randal) Hillis of Christiana and Joy (John) Waggoner of Manchester.

5 Grandchildren:  Brandon Lafever, Amanda, Chris & Grant Hillis and Nicole Green.

3 Great Grandchildren:  Lesley, Bryson & Annabelle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Austin Reed & Vanner Mae Simmons Reed.

Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 with Bro. Jim Blankenship and Bro. Bobby Wheeler officiating. Burial will be in Thyatira Cemetery

Visitation: After 12 Noon – 9 pm Tues., March 27 and Wednesday until time of  service

Pallbearers: Lecal Bowden, Chris & Grant Hillis, Dean Blackburn, Nathan Braswell, Grady George, Jr.  

Honorary Pallbearers: Trent Bowden & James Stembridge.

For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net