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Blondie Sue (Tappy) Livingston Reed, 83, passed away on September 16, 2021 at her residence in Louisville, MS. She was a retired lab technician for Seed Technology at Mississippi State University, where she worked for 30 years. She was a member of Betheden Lutheran Church and enjoyed gardening, cooking and sewing. She was a very loving and giving person.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill Halbert Livingston and Clara Miller Livingston; and her husband, Curtis Lee Reed.
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Ricks (Vernon) of Greenwood, MS; grandchildren, Nicholas Ricks (Heather) of Corydon, IN and Bradley Ricks (Anita) of Greenwood, MS; great grandchildren, Henry, Clara & Vanya; sisters, Junie Fuller, Shirley Livingston, and Gail Harrelson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS, with the graveside service following at 1:00 p.m. at Betheden Lutheran Church in Louisville, MS. Rev. Stacy Parvin will conduct the service. Burial will be in Betheden Cemetery in Louisville.
Memorial donations may be made to: Betheden Lutheran Church c/o Tara Woodward,
P. O. Box 508, Louisville, MS 39339.
Pallbearers will be: Vernon Ricks, Bradley Ricks, Nicholas Ricks, Charles Watson, Bob Fuller, and Hal Fuller.
You can leave the family a condolence at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com.