Margaret Katherine Reed


May 13, 1929 - June 20, 2019

Margaret K. (Russell) Reed passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Brookwood Hospital at the age of 90.

She grew up in Cordova under the loving, Christian guidance of parents Louis and Ada Russell with five brothers and four sisters. Margaret was blessed with knowing her calling in life, nursing, since the age of seven. She was a proud alumni of Saint Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing, Birmingham. She served others as a registered nurse for over forty years.

Funeral services will be at the First Baptist Church of Cordova at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019, with the Rev. Robert Blankenship officiating. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery immediately following the church service.

Mrs. Reed was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Reed; brothers, Fletcher, Lester, Vester, Chester and Tommy; sisters, Margie, Morrow, Marvie and Marti.

She is survived by three sons, Steve Reed (Linda), Tim Reed (Lisa) and Greg Reed (Sandra); grandchildren, Russell Reed, Ryan Reed, Jenny Reed Dooley (Will), Katy Reed Kimbrell (Will), Patrick Reed (Kayla) and Jordon Reed Wilson (Nicky); great grandchildren, Madison Dooley, Liam Dooley, Maggie Dooley, Tripp Reed, Everett Kimbrell, Eva Kimbrell and Oakley Wilson; numerous nephews and nieces and special church friends. 

The family requests that memorial donations be made to First Baptist Church of Cordova, 3965 Massachusetts Ave, Cordova, AL 35550.

The family would like to give special thanks to Patsy Martin for all her love and guidance during this difficult time.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571