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Dennis Lee Reed

March 2, 1948 ~ February 15, 2021 (age 72)


Dennis Lee Reed, age 72, of Ten Mile, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.

A native of the Athens and resident of Meigs County, he was a son of the late T.J. and Ruby Lee Bottoms Reed. He was preceded in death by infant children Misty LeAnn Reed and Ronnie Lee Reed, father-in-law and mother-in-law Fain and Carrie England, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Opal and James Enix, and brother-in-laws Frank England, Kenneth England and wife Blanche, Ronnie Hixson and Bill Wilson.

Dennis attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was formerly employed with the Oak Ridge K-25 Project and retired from the Y-12 Project.  He also served as a deputy of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Department for many years

Survivors include his wife JoAnn England Reed;
Daughter Melissa Ogle and husband Randy of Ten Mile;
Grandchildren Hayden Ogle and wife Autumn of Nashville, and Walker Ogle of Ten Mile;
Brothers Bobby Reed and wife Joyce of Ten Mile, and Larry Reed and wife Barbara of Decatur;
Sisters-in-law Libby Wilson Douglas and husband Larry of Ten Mile, Peggy Hixson of Ten Mile, and Norma England of Ten Mile;

Brothers-in-law James England and wife Judy of Decatur, Jerry England and wife Debbie of Decatur, Bill England and wife Wilma of Ten Mile, Mike England and wife Robin of Ten Mile;
Several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 7 PM Thursday, February 18 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will follow at 7 PM with Brother Curtis Porter officiating.

Burial will at 1 PM, Friday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Charlie Ellison, Bill England, Doyle Fugate, Larry Douglas, Will Owens, Michael Breedwell, Chris Hill and Jackie Melton.

If you are unable to attend, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at:

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Dennis Lee Reed.

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February 18, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
1868 Pleasant Hill Road
Ten Mile, TN 37880

Funeral Service
February 18, 2021

7:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
1868 Pleasant Hill Road
Ten Mile, TN 37880

February 19, 2021

1:00 PM
TEN MILE, TN 37880

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