Jerri Lynn Smith Reed – obituary

by Sep 13, 2018OBITUARIES


Jerri Lynn Smith Reed, 41, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital following a brief illness.

She is survived by her parents, Jerry Smith and Mona Smith; two sons, Gary Lee Reed II and Austin Lee Reed both of Cherokee; four Grandchildren, Laylin Reed, Kyler Reed, Brooklynn Reed, and Carmen Reed; one sister, Stephanie Hornbuckle; aunts and uncles, Corky, Alice, Janice, Kathleen, Gilbert, Buford, Tom, Angie, Evonda, Dana, and Dee Dee; two nephews, Jacob Smith and Dustin Smith; special friend, Tracy Tiger; and special mom, Corky Swayney.

Jerri was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Lee Reed I; her grandparents, Buford and Eleanor Smith, Charles Green, and Mildred Cloer; and two brothers, Possum Smith and T.J. Smith.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 11am – 1pm at Long House Funeral Home with services to follow at 1 pm.  Pastor Charles Ray Ball will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Reed Cemetery on Mink Branch.  Pallbearers will be Austin Reed, Jacob Smith, Bill Caley, Gary Reed II, Kerry Swayney, and Buford Smith Jr.