Houston, Texas resident and Warren County native William Dewayne “T.J.” Reed, 31, was born Dec. 8, 1980 and died unexpectedly July 18 at Houston Northwest Medical Center in Houston.
A truck driver and a member of the Baptist Church, he was the son of Tony Dewayne Reed and Juanita Alegria, both of McMinnville. He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Warren T. Swoape; and paternal grandparents, William “Pee-Wee” and Lucy Reed.
In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by stepmother, Bobbie Martin of McMinnville; one sister, Catalina Alegria of McMinnville; one stepbrother, Matthew Gay of Louisville, Ky.; maternal grandmother, Eleanore Swoape of McMinnville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in High’s Chapel with Ray Skyles officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 22, 2012