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Norma Mae Gaston Reed

Norma Mae Gaston Reed age 93 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born on September 17, 1925 in Gaston Community, Arkansas to the late Grady Gaston and the late Anna Fiddler Gaston. Norma worked as an LPN for many years in the Medical profession.  She had a servant’s heart by helping anyone in need. She was a member of Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed doing the bulletin board at her church and helped at Rich Mountain Nursing Home.  Norma was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by her son, Michael Reed of Wichita, Kansas; daughter, Pat Murray of Gardendale, Alabama; grandchildren:  Michele Murray of Pelham, Alabama and Todd Murray and wife Lynn of Mount Olive, Alabama; great-grandchildren:  Anthony DiSalvo and wife Carmen, Dalton Murray, and Braden Murray; great-great-grandchildren:  Braylon DiSalvo and Presley Kate DiSalvo; sisters:   Beth Aukes of Mt. Ida, Arkansas and Mary “Boots” Massey and husband Wayne of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and  special friend, Melba Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grady and Anna Gaston; sister, Imogene Singleton; and brothers: Darryl Gaston, Lynn Gaston, and Robert Gaston.

Funeral service were Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Freewill Baptist Church in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating.  Interment will be in Gaston Cemetery in Oden, Arkansas under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers were Jeff Aukes, Mike Hoover, Mac Westmoreland, Gary Threlkill, Terry Davis and Jr. Carter.

Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Massey, Gary Alexander, Guy Alexander, Ken Singleton, Kelly Singleton, Brian Aukes, Bill Wells and Jerry Singleton.

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