Funeral Mass for Gerald Owen Reed, age 77, of Lafayette, Tenn. were conducted Saturday morning, April 5, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lafayette, Tenn. with Father Dennis Holly officiating.
Interment followed in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park.
Gerald passed away Monday afternoon March 31, 2008 at Sumner Regional Medical Center, Gallatin, Tenn.
He was born January 6, 1931 in Pontiac, Mich., the son of the late Owen and Leona Wolgast Reed. On June 20, 1953 he was married to Mary Ann Trowbridge who survives. He was also preceded in death by 3 sisters; Joyce, Carol and Shirley Reed. He was a Veteran of the Korean War, a retired construction worker, and a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church.
Besides his wife Mary, of 54 years, he is survived by; daughters & sons-in-law, Diane (Stephen) Hibner of Westmoreland, Tenn., Susan (Duane) Hibner of Beufont, S.C., Catherine (Danny) Gross of Lafayette, Tenn., Julie Reed of Lafayette, Tenn. and Janet Reed of Pegram, Tenn., sister, Donna Reed of Lapeer, Mich., brothers, Thomas Reed of Lapeer, Mich., and Roger Reed of Rose City, Mich., 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.