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Juanita Faye Reed

May 16, 1934 — October 23, 2022

Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 - She said ‘I’m having a good day’. Sunday was a favorite day for her with family dinner, Dallas Cowboys playing football, visiting with friends near and far like Juanita from Colombia. Juanita Faye Reed closed her eyes at 7:45pm as she completed her earthly service and went to be with Jesus, family, and friends who were waiting on her with open arms in Heaven.
Eighty-eight years ago her parents and siblings welcomed her and Pete in Moody TX on Wednesday, May 16, 1934. She was one half of the twins raised by Charlie and Mary Bagby. Life in Moody during this time was country living at its finest. Some hard times for sure but with family there was plenty of love and life for them to enjoy. In her words ‘my mom had a lot to do with my life, tried to keep me humble and teach me about Jesus’
She met Rufus Lee Reed while working at the downtown Picadilly. They married on May 17, 1953 and fiercely loved three sons: Jerry Wayne Reed, Larry Ray Reed, and Terry Lee Reed.
When Jerry was stricken with polio, we saw her love, strength, and faith go to the test and soar with astounding victory! Her family was threaded by these virtues and along with extended family, brothers, sister, nieces, and nephews she showed there were no boundaries. Prayers were offered every day in hopes that it would be passed on to the next generations through many family reunions, church activities, and holiday gatherings.
She was the last of the Bagby matriarchs and wanted the family to always rely on each other, enjoy fellowship together and speak often of the family ancestry and faith so that we can all reunite one day in heaven with no one left behind. Her favorite verse was John 3:16. The other verses she called out were John 14:1-4, Romans 8:8-18, and Romans 8:28
She loved, loved the Lord. Faye also loved her Sunday school class that bonded life-long friendships, the fellowships, close neighbors and co-workers from several of her employments; Levi’s, Waco Bindery, Sams, and AAFES to name a few places. These would be the very things that Blessed her intensely these past years as she was becoming a shut-in. When they would get together, they would share many memories of travels with the kids gospel group New Life Singers, Saturday nite marble games, steak dinners at Miller’s on the river, camping at the lake, and forging the bonds of a lifetime.
Granny, as she was more commonly called, is preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, a sister, and her son Terry. She leaves a legacy of faith, her sons Jerry and Larry, daughter-in-law Cherie, three grandchildren – Laci, Andrew, and Ben. There are six great-grandchildren, and a village of friends that will miss her greatly.
We want to thank everyone for the extended love, memories and bonds that are dearly cherished. To help us through this time of sorrow we encourage everyone to leave a message or favorite memory on the online guestbook at
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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