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Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home

125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN

OBITUARY

Willie Reed Brumley

April 28, 1921August 27, 2019
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Willie Reed Brumley, 98, of the Glenwood community, died Tuesday, August 27 at her home after a brief illness.

She was a longtime member of Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church and always active in Timber Ridge Women's mission projects.

Her family remembers her as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Willie was an excellent cook and gifted seamstress. Among-her many creations over the years were more than forty beautiful hand-stitched quilts.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Marilyn Brumley of Greeneville; a granddaughter and her husband, Laura and Ken Paulson of Greeneville; a grandson, Jim Brumley of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Edward and Lula Bible Reed; her husband, Doak Brumley; six brothers and sisters-in-law: Alton and Edna Reed, Andrew (Bud) and Selma Reed, Claude and Selma Reed, Haskell and Emily Reed, Ralph and Donna Reed, and John and Billie Joe Reed; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Neta and J. Will Love, Ruth Reed and Altamira (Darty) and Roy Broyles; one brother-inlaw: Billy Brumley; and three sisters-in-law: Helen Hogan, Mary Lou Hogan and Nelle Douthat.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm on Thursday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday at Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church with interment in the church cemetery. The Rev. Christine Bohn will officiate.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home Friday at 10:00 am to go in procession to the church.

Pallbearers will be Jim Brumley, Ken Paulson, Dwayne Reed, John Reed, Jr., Jack Reed, Charles Bowers and Charles Harmon, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Jones and members of Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Timber Ridge Church c/o Marilyn Brumley, Receiving Treasurer, 5180 Warrensburg Road, Greeneville, TN 37743.

  • FAMILY

  • Charles and Marilyn Brumley, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Laura and Ken Paulson, Granddaughter and Husband
  • Jim Brumley, Grandson
  • Charles Edward and Lula Bible Reed, Parents (deceased)
  • Doak Brumley, Husband (deceased)
  • Alton and Edna Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Andrew (Bud) and Selma Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Claude and Selma Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Haskell and Emily Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Ralph and Donna Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • John and Billie Joe Reed, Brother and Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Neta and J. Will Love, Sister and Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Ruth Reed, Sister (deceased)
  • Altamira (Darty) and Roy Broyles, Sister and Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Billy Brumley, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Helen Hogan, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Mary Lou Hogan, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Nelle Douthat, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • She also leaves several nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jim Brumley
  • Ken Paulson
  • Dwayne Reed
  • John Reed, Jr.
  • Jack Reed
  • Charles Bowers
  • Charles Harmon, Jr.
  • Bill Jones, Honorary
  • Members of Timber Ridge, Honorary
  • DONATIONS

  • Timber Ridge Church

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 30, 2019

Memories

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Ginnie Reed

August 29, 2019

With my deepest sympathy to the entire family. Willie was such a kind and special lady. Love from Ginnie...

Stella Reed Sanford

August 29, 2019

1923 Reed Reunion photos from Mark Reed. Aunt Willie in white on the left.

Stella Reed Sanford

August 28, 2019

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Biography

Willie Reed Brumley, 98, of the Glenwood community, died Tuesday, August 27 at her home after a brief illness.

She was a longtime member of Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church and always active in Timber Ridge Women's mission projects.

Her family remembers her as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Willie was an excellent cook and gifted seamstress. Among-her many creations over the years were more than forty beautiful hand-stitched quilts.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Marilyn Brumley of Greeneville; a granddaughter and her husband, Laura and Ken Paulson of Greeneville; a grandson, Jim Brumley of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Edward and Lula Bible Reed; her husband, Doak Brumley; six brothers and sisters-in-law: Alton and Edna Reed, Andrew (Bud) and Selma Reed, Claude and Selma Reed, Haskell and Emily Reed, Ralph and Donna Reed, and John and Billie Joe Reed; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Neta and J. Will Love, Ruth Reed and Altamira (Darty) and Roy Broyles; one brother-inlaw: Billy Brumley; and three sisters-in-law:
Helen Hogan, Mary Lou Hogan and Nelle Douthat.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm on Thursday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday at Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church with interment in the church cemetery. The Rev. Christine Bohn will officiate.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home Friday at 10:00 am to go in procession to the church.

Pallbearers will be Jim Brumley, Ken Paulson, Dwayne Reed, John Reed, Jr., Jack Reed, Charles Bowers and Charles Harmon, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Jones and members of Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Timber Ridge Church c/o Marilyn Brumley, Receiving Treasurer, 5180 Warrensburg Road, Greeneville, TN 37743.