J. W. "Wimpy"


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J. W. "Wimpy" Reed

Jun 03 1931 - Aug 02 2009

J. W. “Wimpy” Reed, age 78, of Howe, Texas, passed away August 2, 2009, in Plano, Texas. Wimpy was born June 3, 1931 in Weston, Texas, to Jim and Susie Reed. He married Virginia Ruth “Jenny” Reed on January 22, 1955 in Anna, Texas. Wimpy was a real estate developer for a number of years. He has been a mason since 1965, having been a member of Howe Lodge #430 and Scottish Rite. Wimpy was a member of First Christian Church in Anna, Texas but attended First United Methodist Church in Howe, Texas. He is survived by his daughters, Donna Redden and her husband, Rex of McKinney, Texas and Jennifer Day and her husband, Joe of Howe, Texas; grandchildren, Jenna Day, Fallon Benedetto and her husband, Tony, Lauren Redden, and Jason Redden; great-grandchildren, Kayden Westmoreland, Michael Benedetto, Sarah Benedetto, Jennie Benedetto, and Emily Benedetto; and numerous other loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Susie Reed, wife, Jenny Reed, and brothers, Leland Reed and Royce Reed. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, August 6, 2009 at First United Methodist Church in Howe, Texas with Rev. Tom Medley officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Memorial donations may be made to Howe Masonic Lodge #430, 100 W. Young St., Howe, Texas, 75459.
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