Doris Moorman Reed

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Doris Moorman Reed, age 91, of North Little Rock, Ark., passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022. She was born in Glen Dean, Ky., to the late David Clark Moorman and Laura Esther Sparrow Moorman. After graduating from high school, and ready to get off the farm, Doris moved to Louisville, Ky., where she met and married U.Z. Reed on August 27, 1949. He preceded her in death after 61 years of marriage. Also, preceding her in death was son, Allen Reed. Doris is survived by one son, Richard Reed (Victoria) of Little Rock; daughter Rebecca Reed of North Little Rock; and two grandchildren, Stacie McLendon of Montgomery, Ala., grandson, Allen Reed (Brittany) of Fort Mill, S.C.; two sisters, Julia Tate and Ruth Stewart; and three brothers, David, Jim, and Tom Moorman; and their families; also, many nieces and nephews. Doris was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a fabulous cook, and loved to play bridge, dominoes, or any game. Her specialty was winning at all of them! Her celebration of life will be held Friday, May 6, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at Smith Sherwood Funeral Home. The burial will follow at 12 p.m., at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. The family would like to thank the Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock, especially all the workers in Home 5. Thank you for taking such good care of our mother. Online obituary at

Published May 3, 2022