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Josephine Reel

Josephine Reel, 78, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019.

She was a member of The Pitts Gap Church of God and retired from Dupont after 36 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nance Kizzar; and husband, James Chuck Reel.

She is survived by her son, Eddie (Cherie) Reel; grandchildren, Jordan (Melissa) Reel and Kaylan (Kelly) Rector; brother, Buford (Wendy) Kizzar; sister, Edith (David) Hardeman; step-sisters, Lorene Hudson and Olena (Charles) Hudson; several nieces and nephews; and best friend, Kathy Cunningham.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 29, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Leroy Smith officiating.

Burial was in Brayton Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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