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Official Obituary of

Shirley Draughn Reed

April 22, 1938 ~ March 7, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Shirley Draughn Reed Obituary


Shirley Alene (Draughn) Reed, 85 years of age of Monroe, NC passed away peacefully Thursday, March 7, 2024 at Atrium Health Union Hospital in
Monroe, NC where she resided in recent years near family. The majority of her life was spent in Scott County, TN. Born and raised in the Honey Creek
Community in Fentress County, TN, to Alvin Draughn Sr. and Ollie Draughn. She then began working in her teen years in Scott County, married Marvin C. Reed and they raised their family there. Shirley was a member of the Pentecost Baptist Church in Oneida, TN. She was a hard worker in her life with some of her jobs being a waitress at several Oneida restaurants, working in a bakery, and delivering Meals on Wheels. She was always excited to see and talk with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid collector of Coke-a-Cola memorabilia.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Marvin Calvin Reed, her infant daughter, Marlene Kay Reed, her brothers, Lee, Junior, Lawrence and Donald Draughn and sisters Ella Whittenburg, Lucille Garrett, Reba Beckham, Helen Hull {and 5 brothers-in law and 2 sisters-in law}.

She is survived by her children, Garry Allen (Paula) Reed of Waxhaw, NC; Senior Chief Petty Officer (RET USN) Jeffrey (Christy) Reed of Suffolk, VA; Marvin Scott (Renee) Reed of Knoxville, TN. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Garrett (Haylee) Reed, Allie (Michael) Stephenson, Jennifer (Trey) Prosser, Andrew (Angel) Reed, Charity (C.J.) Mann, Sophia Reed, Alex Johnson, Thomas Reed, eight great-grandchildren, Dr. Finley Royce Reed (brother-in-law), Joyce Draughn (sister-in-law), Princess Reed (sister-in-law), special friend Connie Francisco and many other relatives.and friends.

Friends may visit with the Reed family on Saturday, March 16, 2024  from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Jamie Duvall officiating.

Committal service will follow in the Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery in Oneida.

Pallbearers in attendance will be Garrett Reed, Thomas Reed, Alex Johnson, Charity Mann, Marvin Scott Reed, Jeffrey Reed.

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