Billie Mack Reed © Cheyenne Star 04 Jul 1935 Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Billie Mack Reed, only child of William S. and Rosie Hooper Reed, born February 25, 1914, five miles northwest of old Rankin, Oklahoma and moved with his parents to Canadian, Texas, in 1925.
He enlisted in 8th Field Service Battery Artillery, and sailed to Ohua Hawaii Islands, May 13, 1935, Scotfield Barracks, and was killed June 12, 1935 by a fall from a cliff; aged 21 years, 3 months and 17 days.
The funeral service was Tuesday, July 2, 1935, at Christian Church, 2:00 p.m. Canadian, Texas. The sermon was provided by a former pastor, Rev. J. I. Brimberry with burial in Canadian Cemetery, in charge of the local American Legion Post.
Those from Reydon and vicinity who attended his funeral were Mrs. Reed's brother, L. J. Hooper and Mrs. Hooper and their children; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hooper and children; Mr. and Mrs. Preston Angel and children; Blanche King Hopkins and Pete Feilner; Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Dotson and Doris; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Yowell and son; Mr. and Mrs. Grant McColgin and Octavia; and Mrs. Hope Conrad.
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