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Berry Funeral Home

3704 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Judith Anita (Booker) Reed

July 13, 1944March 19, 2020

Judy Booker Reed, age 75, of Knoxville, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 surrounded by family and friends. Judy was a strong, independent woman who loved her family, friends and cats. She worked with Valley Bank and Tennessee State Bank for many years before retiring from the University of Tennessee. She cherished and enjoyed time spent with friends made along the way.

She is preceded in death by parents, Bill and Dot Booker; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, Ida Byrd and L.O. Booker; special brother-in-law, Garry Luttrell, brothers and sisters-in-law; Jerry and Johnnie Reed, Jim and Ruby Reed, Jeane and Bill Denno and Judy McClanahan; many dear friends and Fur-Babies, Abigail and Toby.

Judy is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Amy Reed and Greg Brooks; Amy's father, John Reed; grandchildren, Kyle and Stacy Brooks; grand-cat, Fur Ball; sister, Janice Luttrell; many cousins; nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank her dear friends who walked beside and cared for her.

There will be a Memorial Service held at a later date to celebrate her life well lived. Service details will be shared at that time. Condolences may be expressed at www.berryfuneralhome.com

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Lisa Radmore

March 29, 2020

I worked with Judy at TSB. I’ll never forget going to call on a customer with her - a gruff old fella. He was so mean to me, but changed his attitude when I said the word “moonshine.” Judy & I laughed all the way back to the bank! She was always so sweet to me!

Michelle Stiles

March 23, 2020

I remember going into valley bank on Chapman with Kristi To see her mom and Judy always had a smile on her face and took time to speak to everyone!

Debra Weight

March 22, 2020

Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you Amy & all the family. Our lunches with Judy will be missed! We wanted to let you know how much we are thinking about you at this time!
Love & Prayers, Steve, Glen & Debbie

Harriet Crisp Jordan

March 22, 2020

Amy and Janice, I am so sorry for your loss. Judy and I shared a lot of comforting after our mothers were gone. Her kind words meant so much to me. Janice, we were blessed with amazing parents and, for you, a dear sister. Amy, you were blessed with such a sweet mother, and I know how deep that bond can be. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace.

Love, Harriet Ann

Judy Bodenheimer

March 22, 2020

Amy and Janice, I have such good memories and pictures of Judy and our time at Immanuel when Jackie and Mary Ellen Cooper were our SS teachers...Alcoa swimming pool and weekends in Gatlinburg.
And then Memories of Dot, Judy and you eating out with us and the great night at your house when you fed us tacos.
More recently of running into Judy and Janice at restaurants when it seemed Janice was living here again because she was always around. Janice I am so sorry for your loss.
Amy, thank you for being such a good daughter to Judy. Blessings and peace to you and Janice.

Scott Luttrell

March 21, 2020

You are always gonna be my favorite tree hugger! We will all miss you here and hope you know what an impact you have made on my life as well as so many others. Rest well Aunt Judy we will miss you but always love you!

Judy Akin

March 21, 2020

I remember Judy from the time I was a little girl attending Immanuel Baptist Church with my family, before Janice married Garry. I always thought she was pretty and she had such a beautiful singing voice. She was in the choir and I remember her singing solos. That was a long time ago but I do remember. She also was in the choir at Sevier Heights Baptist for a while, and so were we. I also remember her from Valley Fidelity Bank. I am sorry she was in poor health for the last years of her life, but now she is sick no more and she will rest in peace. Praise God!

Kimberly Amabile

March 21, 2020

Amy, sending prayers of comfort to you and your family at this time. So sorry for your loss.

Rose Anderson

March 21, 2020

Amy, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family during this difficult time.

Love and prayers ❤

Marion Ruffing

March 21, 2020

I remember the wonderful get together we had with the family, I believe it was at Missy and Boone’s House. You arrived after sunset and we all set and ate. It was a happy family. Rest In Peace Judy

FROM THE FAMILY