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Donald Reed

March 11, 1928 — January 19, 2012

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VILLE PLATTE It is with great sadness that the family of Donald Reed, 83, announces his passing on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital in Houston, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte. Rite of Committal will follow in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery.
A devoted father, grandfather and brother, Donald leaves behind two sons: Tony Reed of Ville Platte and Dwight Reed and wife, Lynn, of Lafayette. He is also survived by three brothers, Harold Reed of New Orleans, Edward Reed of Eunice and Clevens Reed of Beaumont, Texas, and one sister, Gladys Landreneau of Ville Platte. His memory will most certainly be cherished by his beloved grandchildren: Lance Reed, Jared Reed and Chad Reed and his great grandchildren, Leah Reed, Melissa Reed, Tanner Reed and Spencer Reed. They were truly the light of his life.
He now joins in Heaven, his dear wife, Clamice Manuel Reed and his parents, Edmond and Rosa Reed they await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home in Ville Platte beginning at 9:00 AM Friday, January 20, 2012 until 10:00 PM that evening. A Rosary will be recited Friday evening at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 8:00 AM and continue until time of services.
Family and friends may view the online obituary andor sign the online guestbook at
All arrangements have been entrusted to Ardoins Funeral Home in Ville Platte, 3373632181.


Ardoins Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Friday, January 20, 2012
9 AM until 10 PM reopen Saturda


Mass of Chrstian Burial

Our Lady Queen of All Saints
Dardeau St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Saturday, January 21, 2012
11:00 AM


Ardoin Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Friday, January 20, 2012
6:30 PM


Gates of Heaven Cemetery
Dardeau St
Ville Platte, LA  70586
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