McMinnville resident and Niota native Louise W. Reed, 80, died March 31 at her residence after an extended illness.
The owner of Reed’s Grocery, she was the daughter of the late W.C. and Grace Guffey Willis; and was preceded in death by her husband, Nile R. Reed; son, Michael Reed and grandson, Troy Reno.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Robert J. and Sara Reed of Smithville, Charlotte and Archie Reno, and Gary R. Reed of McMinnville; nine grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 30 great-great-grandchildren and brother, W.C. Willis of Athens.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at High’s Chapel with David Gann officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. today, and 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 1, 2011