Verlyn Lynn Reed, age 88, of Martinsville, Ill., passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, with his family at his side at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Martinsville, Ill., the son of David Henry Reed and Muriel Cooper Reed. On May 6, 1950, he married Patsie Abernathie in East St. Louis, Ill.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Patsie Reed of Martinsville, Ill.; son, Brady Reed (Linda) of Martinsville, Ill.; daughter, Holly Reed Heim (Joe) of Thackerville, Okla.; daughter-in-law, Becky Reed of Martinsville, Ill.; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Doit Reed; sister, Virginia Johnson; and sons, Reginald Lynn Reed and Bradley L. Reed.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at St. Paul Cemetery, Martinsville, Ill., with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Greenwell Funeral Home of Martinsville, Ill., are in care of services.
Published on January 5, 2018