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Mr. James Thomas (Tom) Reed, Sr., 73, Cumberland County, KY (d. 6 Oct 2017)

His wife, Alta Skiles Reed, survives. He leaves 27 direct living descendants.
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Mr. James Thomas "Tom" Reed Sr., 73, of The Blacks Ferry Community in Cumberland County, KY passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at his residence.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1pmCT, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Reed Street, Burkesville, KY. The family will receive friends after 2pmCT, on Monday, October 9, 2017 until the funeral hour on Tuesday.

He is survived by:
  • His wife: Alta Skiles Reed of Burkesville, KY

  • His four children: Tammy (Ray) Spangler of Burkesville, KY; James T. Reed Jr., of Burkesville, KY; Justin S. (Rachelle) Reed of Toledo, Ohio; and R. Ryan (Ashley) Reed of Toledo Ohio

  • His siblings: Lester (Linda) Reed of Findley, Ohio; Dallas (Karen) Reed of Burkesville, KY; Zoe Ann (Richard) Van Alstine of Pemberville, Ohio; Jackie (Mike) Wanlees of Holland Ohio; and Rita Jane Caudill of Maumee, Ohio

  • Eleven grandchildren

  • Twelve great-grandchildren

  • and a host of other relatives
Send condolences to the family of Mr. James Thomas (Tom) Reed, Sr.

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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