Shirley Marie Reed, daughter of Mary Reynolds and the late Fred Reed, Jr., was born August 11, 1966 in Lafayette County, MS.
At an early age, Shirley accepted Christ and was baptized at East Saint Peter M.B. Church. She received her education from Lafayette County Schools and graduated in 1985. Shirley later studied at LeMoyne Owen College in Memphis, TN.
She was employed at Emerson Electric Company until it closed. She then gained employment with Olin Winchester Ammunition Factory and worked there until 2014 when her health failed. Shirley enjoyed working crossword puzzles, shopping on the internet, and spending time with her family.
On Friday, October 29, 2021, Shirley answered her Master’s call. She will be lovingly remembered by her son, Terence (Charlotte) Reed, Sr. of Abbeville, MS; two grandchildren, Zoey Mize of Southaven, MS and Terence Reed, Jr. of Abbeville, MS; mother, Mary Reed of Abbeville, MS; siblings, Frankie Reed of Oxford, MS, Freddie Reed, Gloria (Vernon) Wilson, and Stephanie Reed all of Abbeville, MS; aunts, Evangelist Josie Corothers and Classie (Eugene) Gable; great aunt, Ruby Lee Malone; special cousin, Debra Reynolds; close friend, Tabitha Malone of Abbeville, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by father, Fred Reed, Jr., and brother, Terry Lynn Reed.