January 07, 2020
AREA OBITUARIES -- Joye Stokes Reed AREA OBITUARIES -- Joye Stokes Reed

Joye Stokes Reed peacefully departed this life Jan. 1 surrounded by her family, at the age of 96.

Visitation was held from 2 - 3 p.m. followed by the funeral service. Jan. 4, at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Alice, Texas, with Pastor Tom Turner officiating. Interment followed at Alice Cemetery in Alice. Holmgreen Mortuary, in Alice, was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her husband of 29 years, U. S. Air Force Lt. Col. (Retired), George G. Reed, Jr. of Alice; two children, Sandra Stokes Bolin, of Hickman, and Cubb Rouse Stokes (Debbie), of Fulton; four grandchildren, Clay (Carrie) Bolin, of Henderson, Wes (Stacy) Reed, of Corpus Christi, Texas, Nick (RaeJean) Stokes, of Ankara, Turkey, and Natalie (Terry) Davis, of Pullman, Wash.; and three great-grandchildren, Logan Bolin, of Henderson, Ronan Reed and Cole Reed, both of Corpus Christi.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lounette and Cubb Clay Rouse; and one son, Richard R. Reed.

She was born Jan. 5, 1923 on the Lantana Ranch near San Diego, Texas.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to a charity of choice.

Tributes may be left online at and shared via Holmgreen Mortuary Facebook.