Melva “Jeane” Reed, 81, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Luther, Texas to Callie and Frank Ward. She married William Arthur Reed in Big Spring. She has been a lifetime resident of Howard County. She began driving a school bus for Big Spring Independent School District on Aug. 15, 1971, and retired Sept. 30, 2002. She was a member of Church of Christ.
She is survived by two daughters: Dorothy “Dot” Crowe-Russell and husband Stephen of Cooper and Stacy Coley of Big Spring; one son: William A. “Pete” Reed and wife Elizabeth “Betsy” Campbell of Big Spring; one sister: Annette Johnson of Emory; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William Arthur Reed in 1986; a daughter: Jerri Dean Reed; a son: Kenneth Franklin Reed; a sister: Nell Christiansen; a brother: Melvin Ward; and a granddaughter: Kimberly Ann Crowe.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com