Janie Pearl Reed

Published 9:52 pm Monday, February 19, 2018

Funeral services for Janie Pearl Reed, of Brookhaven, will be Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church Brookhaven with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Dr. Garland Boyd, Bro. James Hunsucker and Bro. Sammy Holcomb will officiate the services. Brookhaven Funeral Home (Natchez Drive) is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Mrs. Reed, 82, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson with her loving family by her side. She was born on March 30, 1935, in Lincoln County to Solon Palmer and Johnnie Lois Falvey Entrican.

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She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and loved her church family. She loved serving her Lord by sending cards to the shut-ins, cooking for the sick and shut-in, and was a godly example to her family. She was a homemaker, and a loyal Christian wife and mother; and enjoyed gardening, cooking, flowers, reading her Bible, and spending time with family. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Billy Reed; son, Steven Ray Reed; sister, Annie Ruth Entrican; and granddaughter, Crystal Gayle Smith Wallace.

Survivors are her sons, Bill Reed of Brookhaven, and Lester Reed and wife, Kim of Brookhaven; daughters, Kay Reed Allred and husband, Ronny, of Brookhaven, Fay Reed Mahaffey and husband, Dicky of Sontag, and Jeanne Pearl Reed Hunsucker and husband, James, of Brookhaven; brother, Isaac “Doc” Entrican; sisters, Rosie Entrican Britt, and Elaine Durr; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers are Jamie Allred, Steven Reed, Josh Reed, Andy Mahaffey, Shane Reed, Jake Hawley, Matthew Smith and Justin Case.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of University of Mississippi Medical Center and King’s Daughters Medical Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Reed’s name may be made to Heritage Hills Orphan Ministry or Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

To share condolences, visit www.brookhavenfuneralhome.net.