Mary Vieve Reed, 84

Mary Vieve Reed, 84, of Mason, died Monday, May 19 in Junction. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 22 at 2 p.m. at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady, Brother Danny Ray Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the Lohn Cemetery, and her grandsons served as pallbearers. She was born April 14, 1919, in Red Oak, to Worth Rockett Smith and Angelina Sophronia (Knotts) Smith. She married John Richard Bailey in Menard. He preceded her in death in 1984. In 1986 she married Donald Reed in Llano. She was a resident of Mason for almost 40 years and a member of First Baptist Church in Mason. She was a homemaker who loved camping, music, reading and painting. Survivors include two sons, Johnnie Lorance (Hoby) Bailey and wife, Ivy Lee, of Mason and Richard Earl Bailey of Junction; two daughters, Angela Arlene Awtrey and husband, Robert Joe, also of Junction and Carolyn Bernice Airheart and husband, Gordon Gail, of Mason. Also, a brother, Vernon Lorance Smith and wife, Mary, of Gorman; two sisters, Bernice Ruth Ellis and Wadena Lee Degal, both of Brady; 11 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild survive her. She was preceded in death by her first husband; her second husband, Donald Reed in 1989; a daughter, Mary Alice Bailey; and two brothers.

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