Winnie Reed

Winnie Doss Brown Reed, 83, died Thursday at Crestwood Hospital in Huntsville, Ala.  

A longtime resident of Sweet Home, and recently of Greenbrier, she moved to Huntsville to be near her son.

She received a BA from Ouachita Baptist University in 1948 and married the Rev. James David Reed on Aug. 24, 1949. 

She was a full-time homemaker and worked as a professional genealogist.

She is the daughter of the late Bedford and Iva Brown, born May 23, 1926, and is survived by her husband of 60 years, two sons and five grandchildren.  

Her eldest son is David Doss Reed of Houghton, Mich., married to Beth Jones Reed with daughters, Caroline, Kristen and Michelle.  Her youngest son is James Brown Reed of Harvest, Ala., married to Lisa Lavender Reed with daughter, Eva, and son, Jacob.

Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in Sweet Home, following a 10 a.m. graveside service on Tuesday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or the Pine Grove Baptist Church Scholarship Fund.  Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, 1751 Dave Ward Drive, Conway, AR 72034, 327-5000.  

Online guest book: www.griffinleggettconway.com