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Russell High School
Thad L. Reid
Funeral for Thad L. Reid, 33, of 10621 Eagle Drive, Jonesboro, was held Thursday at Hemperly's Chapel. The Rev. L. Floyd Carmack officiated, with burial in Westview Cemetery. Reid, a disabled Coast Guard and Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, died Monday, apparently of a heart condition. He was instrumental in starting a program in soccer at St. John's Evangelist Catholic Church School in Hapeville. At the time of his death, he was organizing a soccer team of 15 - 19 year old youths to compete in this years US Gold Cup playoffs. He was also a member of American Legion Post 51. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Margaret Norton Reid, daughters, Melinda Reid, and Cheryl Ann Reid, both of Jonesboro, sons Scott Reid and Grant Reid, both of Jonesboro, mother, Mrs. mary Ellen Reid of East Point, sister, Mrs. Martin Coocha of East Point.
May 1, 1940 - December 31, 1974