Wayne Lynn Reed

Monday, June 2, 2008

WAYNE LYNN REED, a resident of Omaha, Ark., was born Nov. 16, 1949, in Fresno, Calif., a son of Gilbert George and Cybil Ruth (Chitwood) Reed. He died Saturday, May 24, 2008, in Fayetteville, at the age of 58.

Mr. Reed served in the Army from 1968 until he retired on March 1, 1973. He moved to Carroll County in 1971. He was a farmer, contractor, and built log homes nationwide. Wayne was a lifetime member of Disabled Veterans of America and a member of the church of Latter Day Saints.

On Oct. 20, 1972, Wayne was united in marriage with Kathleen Kay Caffrey, who survives him of the home after 35 years of marriage. He is also survived by two sons, Dwayne Reed and wife Carrie of Green Forest, and Chad Reed and wife Susan of Delta Colo.; three grandchildren, Shelby Anne Reed, Brett Lynn Reed and Cole Allen Reed all of Green Forest; six brothers and sisters, Darrell Reed and wife Nancy of San Jose, Calif., Lou Ann Kay and husband Dennis of Bakersfield, Calif., Phil Reed and wife Elaine of West Sacramento, Calif., Dave Reed of North Fork, Calif., Shelly Maybee of Green Forest, Doug Reed and wife Connie of Green Forest; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Sherry Wheeler.

Funeral services were held Thursday May 29, 2008, at the Nelson's Green Forest Chapel in Green Forest.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Green Forest School, 801 South Phillip, Green Forest, AR 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.