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MJ Reed

March 30, 1928 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 91)


MJ Reed, 91, of Amarillo departed from this life on January 27, 2020.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 31, 2020 at South Georgia Baptist Church with Mike Martin officiating. Burial will be in Castro Memorial Gardens in Dimmitt TX.  Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

MJ was born on March 30, 1928 to Walter and Eunice Reed in Erick, Oklahoma. He proudly served his country in the Army and later in the National Guard retiring as a Captain. He married Frankie Carr in 1949 in Briscoe, TX. To this union three children were born, Stanley, Debra and Steven. MJ retired from Management in the Petro-Chemical Field after 44 years where he had worked as a plant manager in a number of locations in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

MJ was a devoted member of the South Georgia Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie, sons, Stanley and Steven, daughter, Debra, sisters, Dorothy, Frances and Virginia and close friend and long time companion, Norma Halford.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Beverly Reed of Sioux City IA, Three grandchildren: Stefanie Alexander and husband Heath of Woodward OK, Jennifer Vogel and husband Bobby of Sioux City IA and Derek Reed and wife Hilary of Sioux City IA. Sisters: Merel Neill of Edmund OK, Faye DeVilbiss of Farmington NM, Brothers-in-law: Jim Webster of Oklahoma City and Jimmy Fowler of Gruver TX.  Seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 


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Funeral Service
January 31, 2020

11:00 AM
South Georgia Baptist Church
5209 S. Georgia
Amarillo, TX 79110

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