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Berniece Frances Reed

Tinsman, AR, 1932 - 2019

Berniece Frances Reed, 87, of Tinsman died Monday, June 24, 2019. She was born on May 13, 1932 in Kedron, Arkansas to the late Ted and Ora Lutrell Harden Stevenson. She was a very loving, caring mother and very good at craft work.
She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Frank Stevenson; her son, Ricky Reed, and a very great friend, Don Carpenter. Survivors include one son, Teddy Reed of Tinsman; sister and brother-in-law, Charlene (Harden) and Burl Leamons of Camden; nieces, Renda Clark of Gilbert, Ariz.; Retha Robinson and Ranan Hester of Searcy; two great friends, Ernest and Sharon Purifoy of Bearden.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Watson Cemetery near Tinsman with Rev. Jerry Berley officiating. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Published June 26, 2019

Benton Funeral Home Inc.
501 West 4th Street, Fordyce, AR
Phone: 870-352-3131