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Catherine Young Reed

July 31, 1933 December 2, 2018
Catherine Young Reed
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Obituary for Catherine Young Reed

Catherine Young reed was born to the late Mattie Davis Young and Tommie Johnson on July 31, 1933, in Caila, Mississippi. She entered eternal rest and peace at St. Francis Hospital on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Catherine confessed Christ at a young age. Later in life where she met and married Westley Reed II and on this journey they started a family and moved to Birmingham, Alabama. While in Birmingham she pursued her career in the medical field for over 30 years at Brookwood Medical Center. In 1985 she moved to Memphis, Tennessee. She joined New Salem Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Frank E. Ray, Sr. and was a dedicated member until her health failed. Later through the years she met and married Charles O. Beaty, Sr.

Catherine had 14 children. She was preceded in death by her six children Willie, Henry David, Carolyn, Westley III, and Gregory; four brothers; Belton, Young, Robert Davis, Fred Young, and Clyde Walls; two sisters: Georgia Jackson and Mary Anderson; and her best friend Earnestine Crook.

Catherine leaves to cherish in her sweet memories, one sister; Maggie McGee (Clarence, Sr.) of Birmingham, Alabama; her eight children: Annie Smith, Florine Carr, Thomas Reed, Dorothy Reed, Phillip (Lois) Reed, Lovenia Monroe (Gary), Katrina Reed, Tamekila Reed-Stuckey (Terry) all of Memphis, Tennessee and Douglas Reed of Clearbrook, Texas. The joy of her life was her twenty-six grandchildren, fifty-three great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends who will miss her dearly.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

14

Dec

5:00 AM 12/14/2018 5:00:00 AM - 7:00 PM 12/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.

3320 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, Tennessee 38116-3624

Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.
3320 Millbranch Rd Memphis 38116-3624 Tennessee
United States

Visitation

Saturday

15

Dec

10:00 AM 12/15/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:55 AM 12/15/2018 10:55:00 AM
New Salem Missionary Baptist Church

2237 S. Parkway E.
Memphis, Tennessee 38114

New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
2237 S. Parkway E. Memphis 38114 Tennessee
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Dec

11:00 AM 12/15/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/15/2018 12:00:00 PM
New Salem Missionary Baptist Church

2237 S. Parkway E.
Memphis, Tennessee 38114

New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
2237 S. Parkway E. Memphis 38114 Tennessee
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Park Southwood Final Resting Place

5485 Hacks Cross Rd.
Memphis, TN 38125

5485 Hacks Cross Rd. Memphis 38125 TN
United States
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