Joe L. Reed, 72, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.
Born July 7, 1934, in Como, Miss., he was the son of the late Robert, Sr. and Rossie Evans Reed, and a member of the Hunter Chapel Baptist Church in Como.
Survivors include one brother, Robert Reed, Jr., of Malden; four sisters, Betty Brookins and Clemmie Timberlake, both of Memphis, Tenn., and Eleanor Reed and Catherine Reed, of Malden; one uncle, Otis Evans, of Canton, Miss., and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, L.V. and Jerry Reed, and one sister, Annie Sanders.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 27, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services are scheduled to follow at 1 p.m. Friday, with Rev. Mitchell Chandler officiating.
Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery at Malden.