Ethel Carolyn Reed, 65, of Arkadelphia, passedTu e s d a y , Dec. 10, 2013, at Courtyard G a r dens. A memorial service to commemorate her life will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Caddo Valley. Ethel was born on Jan.16, 1948, in Arkadelphia, daughter of John and Gustine Hunter Malone. She was employed at Ford Motor Company in Michigan. She was preceded in her passing by her parents; her husband, Willie Reed; and her son, David Malone Jackson. She leaves to cherish her memory with her three children, Esther Malone of Hot Springs, Samuel Dixon Jr., of Romulus, Mich., and Mattie Harlan of Arkadelphia; eight step-children; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lajuan Martin of Bowie, Md., and Dana Martin of St. Louis, Mo.; three sisters, Najite Douglas of Farmington Hill, Mich., Denise Martin of St Louis, Mo., and Deadyrea Martin of St. Louis, Mo. Cremation arrangements are provided by Williams Funeral Home. To sign the guestbook in memory of Mrs. Reed, go to