Emma Sue Malone Reed

Published 3:27 pm Friday, February 4, 2022

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Emma Sue Malone Reed, 86, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 31, 2022. Sue was born in Elizabethton, Tenn., to the late Webb H. Malone and Nora Phillips Malone. In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul R. Reed, in 2015, and a sister, Clara Malone Batten.
After graduating from Elizabethton High School with the Class of 1953, Sue lived in San Jose, Calif., for 57 years where she made a career in banking and was of the Baptist faith. Sue also loved to spend time gardening and traveling with her husband.
Those left to cherish Sue’s memory include her niece, Elizabeth Reynolds of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; a nephew, David Reed of Cedar Hill, Tenn.; her great-nephews, Wyatt (Naomi) Penrod and Logan Reynolds, all of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and her great-great-niece, Mackenzie Penrod of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Also surviving are Sue’s special friends, Dara Gouge King of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Diane White of Elizabethton, Tenn.
A service to honor the life of Emma Sue Malone Reed will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 6, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton with Pastor Chris Hughes officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 1 until 2 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Sue’s service will be livestreamed from the funeral home chapel. To view the livestream, simply go to our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com, and find Sue’s obituary. Click on the obituary and at the beginning of the obituary there will be a link to one room livestreaming. Simply click on the link and the livestream will begin at exactly 2 p.m. Sunday. The graveside services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Sue Reed’s memory to the Elizabethton-Carter County Animal Shelter, 135 Sycamore Shoals Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences and memories of Sue may be made at https://www.tetrickfuneralhome.com/.
The Reed family has been entrusted to Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37644.

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