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Rev. Lennie D. Reed

November 26, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

Rev. Lennie D. Reed

Rev. Lennie D. Reed, 89, of Tallmansville, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at his home under the care of People's Hospice.

He was born Oct. 24, 1923, in Queens, a son of the late Andy Morgan and Lura Russell Reed.

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On April 5, 1942, he married Sylvia J. Sharp, who survives.

Also surviving are four sons, Clyde Reed and wife, Martha, Jerry Reed and wife Lorna, Danny Reed and wife, Donna, and Dana Reed and wife, Sharoon, all of Tallmansville; two daughters, Linda Carpenter and husband, Bennie, and Vicki Reed and husband, Chuck, all of Buckhannon; 22 grandchildren; 39 great- grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, David L. Reed; four brothers and two sisters.

Rev. Reed attended the Faith Tabernacle. He was an honorary member of the W.Va. Draft Horse and Mule Association, worked as a miller at Southern States, as a coal miner and also delivered mail by horseback. He loved farming and working with horses. He also founded the annual Lennie Reed Wagon Ride.

Friends were received Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home with Pastor Jimmy Russell officiating.

Burial will follow in the Ten Mile Baptist Cemetery in Ten Mile. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.



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