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Dillard Wayne Reid

Dillard Wayne Reid age 77 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Waldron.

Wayne was born on August 23, 1942 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Thaddeus Dillard Reid and the late Arvie Gladys Fleming Reid.  He enjoyed working as a farmer, poultry grower and cattle rancher a career he loved. Wayne was a hard worker and would help anyone in need and was a friend to everybody. He was a loving brother, uncle and friend. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by:

Sisters: Marilyn Hogan of Waldron, Arkansas, Nancy Thompson of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Nieces and Nephews: Mike Hogan and wife Kim, Cheryl Seidel and husband Stuart, Bary Hogan and wife Christine, Annette Smith and husband David,Chris Thompson and wife Wendy, Darin Thompson and wife Jill, John Richard Reid

He was preceded in death by his parents Thaddeus and Gladys Reid, a brother Arvil Alger and his nephew Mitchell Thompson.

Funeral service were Friday, January 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church in Mena with Reverend Gary Garret officiating. Interment will follow in the Owens Chapel Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation was at First Christian Church in Mena from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Pallbearers were Chris Thompson, Darin Thompson, Bary Hogan, Joseph Thompson and Jeffrey Hogan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Falls, Duane Webb, Tom Earhart, Steve Barney, Lee Pridgin and Charles Lacefield.

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