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James Junior Reed, 92, was born on May 8, 1924, to Earnest and Pearlie Reed in Crossville and passed away on Sept. 18, 2016, in Crossville. He loved restoring old cars and doing any kind of mechanic work. James also liked watersports, especially fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Chieleah Reed; daughter, Pamela Brothers (George); granddaughters, Melissa Barbieri (Louis) and Stephanie Ramachandran (Chandru); great grandsons, Sajan and Jeevan Ramachandran; and half sisters, Dorthy Deck and Juanita Sabattus.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest and Pearlie Reed; half brothers, Melvin, Benny and Ralph Burke; and half sisters, Louise Burke and Helen Miller.
The family received friends on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 6 to 8. A graveside service will be held at Green Acres Memory Gardens on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, beginning at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Lawrence officiating.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on September 20, 2016
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