Carlton L. Reed


Carlton L. Reed

Services for Carlton L. Reed, 88, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2008, in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Steve Burgman and Bro. Dean Bullock officiating. Interment will follow in the Houston National Cemetery.

Mr. Reed was born December 31, 1919, in Clark County, Illinois, the son of Lillie (Hinkle) and Charles Reed. He died Saturday, January 12, 2008, in a Lufkin hospital.

Mr. Reed was a retired truck driver. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Reed was a member of Herty Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Reed of Lufkin; brothers and their wives, Lloyd and Sandy Reed of California, Floyd and Frances Reed of Idaho, Everett Reed, and Nick and Sharon Reed, all of California; sister, Wanda Fay Merkins of Kent, Washington; stepdaughter, Wonda Brasher of Lufkin; uncle, Kermit Hinkle of Alabama; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mr. Reed was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Reed.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home.

Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home, directors