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201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536
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Nelson Gene

October 31, 1941 – September 25, 2018

Nelson Reed Nelson Reed
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Obituary for Nelson Gene Reed

Nelson Gene Reed, 76, died Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth Texas. Services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, September 29th at the Trent First Baptist church with Pastor Randy Gressett officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at Starbuck Funeral Home in Merkel. Nelson was born on October 31, 1941 in Sweetwater, Texas to Alton Reed and Ila Ruth Reynolds. Nelson was a member of the Trent First Baptist Church. Nelson was a diesel mechanic and also a Truck Driver for some time. He has worked on a Ranch for the last several years in Trent. Nelson enjoyed traveling, music and camping. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Delma Reed. Survivors include; sister Beverly Henderson and husband Melvin for Memphis, TN; brother Kenneth Reed and wife Vickie from Cloudcroft, NM and sister Kathrine Polnack of Sweetwater TX; Son David Reed and wife Teresa of Fort Worth. Daughters Tammy Davis and husband Garrett and Barbara McCarty and husband Jeff both from Springtown, Texas and Journey Whitted. Eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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First Visitation

When Friday, September 28th, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Starbuck Funeral Home Chapel
201 Edwards
Merkel, Texas
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Service Information

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 2:00pm
First Baptist Church - Trent
201 North Main
Trent, TX

Interment Information

Trent Cemetery
Address Not Available
Trent, TX