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Elzie E. “”Bud”” Reed

Elzie E. “Bud” Reed, 79, died  November 22, 2012. He  was born February 21, 1933 at Minimum, Missouri, the son of Noah Burns and Ertie Murl (West) Reed.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents; son Benjamin Todd Reed; sisters Lucille Graham and Irene Kiger; brothers Vernon Reed and Junior Reed; and his first wife, Betty A. Reed.

Bud is survived by his second wife, Effie Reed; sons Tim Reed, Sam Reed, Thad Reed, Dan Reed, Joe Reed all of Fredericktown and Matt  Reed of Perryville, Missouri; daughters Becky Seabaugh of Whitewater, Missouri and Terry Underwood of Fredericktown; brothers Ellis Reed and Sherman Reed, both of Arcadia, Missouri; sisters Louise Misser of Warrensburg, Missouri, Anise Browers of Ironton, Missouri, Roberta Browers of Ironton, Missouri, Patti Mills of Baseher, Kansas, Edith Swinford of Belleview, Missouri, Evelyn N. Nash of Imboden, Missouri and Karen Hunter of Leesburg, Missouri; 21 grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren.

Bud was a member of Millcreek Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing music and family.

Funeral services were Monday, November 26, 2012, at Follis and Sons Funeral Home with Brother Alan Casey and the Rev. Shirley Royer officiating. Burial was at Liberty-Polk Cemetery in Iron County, Missouri.

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