Wallace Gene Reeds 1944 – 2017
Henderson, Tenn. - Wallace Gene Reeds, 73, formerly of Kidder, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Cremation is under the direction of Affordable Funerals in Jackson, Tenn. and a private ceremony will be held in the spring.
Wallace was born on January 28, 1944 in Summersville to Jack M. Reeds and Evelyn R. Morgan. He married Dixie M. Berrier on August 26, 1988 in Gallatin.
He retired from Western Missouri Correctional Center in 2006 as a Correctional Officer after 17 years. He was a Vietnam veteran as an E5 in the US Army where he medically retired in 1968.
Survivors include: children Billy G. Reeds (Lisa) of Bakersfield, Calif., Robert E. Reeds (Denise) Henderson, Tenn., Robyn L. Reeds of Osborn, Curtis A. Reeds (Rosi) of Drummonds, Tenn., Jerry A. Reeds (Monica) of Marceline, Terry E. Silver (Nathan) of Maysville; siblings Shirley Shrade of Bartlett, Ill. and Carl Reeds (Linda) Kansas City. He has 19 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by both parents, Jack and Ruth; wife, Dixie Reeds and son, Paul F. Reeds