William Reed
March 30, 1917 - January 10, 2007

William Reed


Mallet— Funeral services for Mr. William Reed, 89, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2007, in St. Ann Catholic Church in Mallet.  Interment will follow in the St. Ann Cemetery in Mallet.

          Father Dennis Osuagwu will conduct the services.

          Mr. Reed was a native and long-time resident of Pitreville.  He died at 6:30 p.m. on January 10, 2007, in the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.  He was a farmer for many years.  He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Mallet.

          Survivors include: three sons: Ray Reed and wife, Anna Belle of Lawtell; Daniel Reed of Church Point; and Amos Reed and wife, Kathy of Gun Barrel City, TX; three daughters: Loicey Green (late husband, David Green) of Houston, TX; Ann-Bertha Collins and husband, Joseph of Lake Charles; and Vivian Reed Guillory of Lake Charles; two sisters: Aniece Sonnier of Lake Charles; and Theresa Sonnier of Mallet; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  He was also survived by five foster children: Alex Tyler, Lawrence Tyler, Kenneth Tyler, Norma Jean Tyler, and Patsy Tyler, all of Opelousas; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and relatives.

          Mr. Reed was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Beulah Reed; and parents: Amos C. Reed and Doresta Guillory Reed.

          Visiting hours will be observed on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the St. Ann Catholic Church in Mallet.  A rosary will be recited at 10:00 a.m. on Monday in the church.

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          Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.


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