2011-03-10 / Obituaries


Baby Leon Antwone Reed, Jr., 1 year and 11 months old died Feb. 21, 2011 at his mother's home.

He was born March 2, 2009 in Jackson to the parentage of Leon Antwone Reed, Sr., and Lashana Taylor. Leon Antwone was a darling child who was fascinated with trucks, especially fire trucks.

Survivors include his mother, Lashana Taylor, Jackson; father, Leon Antwone Reed Sr., Grove Hill; one brother, Dairian Tate, Jackson; one sister, Aalyiah Pritchett, Winn; maternal grandparents, William and Ora Young, Gainestown; paternal grandparents, Fred and Mary Elizabeth Portis, Grove Hill; maternal great-grandfather, Robert Jackson, Dallas, Texas; paternal great-grandmother, Velma Finch, Jackson; devoted aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

The service was Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at Antioch A.M.E. Church in Gainestown with Rev. Amos Smith, pastor and eulogist officiating. Burial was in the Antioch A.M.E. Church Cemetery.

As a courtesy of Andrews Funeral Home, please visit wwwviewobit.com <http:// www.viewobit.com/> where you may sign a personal condolence to the family.

Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson directed. (6-1tp)

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