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Norman R. "Sonny" Reed, age 73 of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon, with his Niece, Christy, who had been like a daughter, by his side.
He was born September 8, 1944 in Borger, Texas, living most of his life in Walnut, MS.
Norman was a United States Army Veteran.
He was preceded in death by parents, Burton and Earline (Gunn) Reed, his wife, Carol (Johnson) Reed, who passed away in 2014 and a sister, Nona Schmelzle.
In addition to his Special Niece, Christy Williamson and her son, Jesse, he is survived by sisters, Nan Holt of Mount Vernon and Nina Whisman of WY, his nephew John Johnson of Corinth, MS and a good friend, Amy L. Stander. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, including many great nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Hospice of Knox County and The Laurels for the care given to Norman through the final stages of his illness.
The family will observe private services.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County or The Knox County Humane Society.
The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Reed Family.