Joe Ailene Reed

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Joe Ailene Reed, 82, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Exeter.

She was born Aug. 13, 1938, in Smithville, Okla., the daughter of Floyd and Dorsey (Beck) Davis. On May 14, 1954, she was united in marriage to Arthur Reed, who preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2005. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Fern Perkins; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

Survivors include: two sons, Mickle Reed and his wife Kelly and Dean Reed and his wife Anita all of Cassville; two daughters, Teresia Mattingly and her husband Ronnie of Exeter, and Elaine Heston and her husband Lanny of Boynton, Okla.; one brother, Jimmy Robinson and his wife Missy of Cassville; one sister, Mary Sue Knee of Siloam Springs, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

For several years, she was employed as a cook at Roaring River. She was a life-long resident of Barry County, living in Cassville and Exeter. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Graveside services were held Wednesday, March 10, at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Kevin Hilton conducted the services.

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