Jeanne Reid, Ruth Jeanne Walker Reid, was born to John W. and Rubye Mae Davis Walker on August 18, 1947 in Poplarville, Mississippi. At an early age, her family moved to the Smithtown community in Stone County. Jeanne was a 1965 graduate of Sone County High School. In 1968, she married Frank H. Reid of Carnes, Mississippi.
Her employment included various banking and financial institutions including six years with the Bank of Wiggins and several banks in Louisiana where she and her family lived. After retiring, Jeanne and Frank moved back to Mississippi and settled in the Lakeshore community where she passed away in her sleep on December 25, 2019 at the age of 72.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her father, John Walker and sister, Jeannette Walker. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Frank H. Reid; son Jeffery (Nicole) of Baton Rouge; grandson Caleb and granddaughter Emily; her mother Rubye Walker; sisters Geneva Cain and Jessie Davis; aunts Rena Gerald and Lena Walker; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and friends.
A Christian wake was held Monday, December 30th at Moore Funeral Home with a memorial service that followed. Burial was at Resthaven Gardens in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.