SOUTH FULTON, Tenn. — Charles Edward Reams, 93, of South Fulton, Tenn., died Monday, January 7, 2013, at Martin Healthcare Center in Martin.
Mr. Reams was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fulton, Ky., and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was the owner-manager of the former Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in Fulton, served as former South Fulton city manager and was a farmer. He was a member of the Fulton-South Fulton Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, Gideons and also formerly served as an Obion County commissioner.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Atkins Reams; a daughter, Peggy Lohaus of Fulton; a granddaugher, Alecia Lohaus of Franklin, Tenn.; and a sister, Kelly Rice of Lewisburg, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Bruce Reams; his father and stepmother, Horace E. and Elizabeth Kelly Reams; a granddaughter; two brothers; and a sister.
A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Weakley County. There will be no visitation held at the funeral home and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at the hour of service.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 1325, Fulton, KY 42041; First United Methodist Church, 200 Carr St., Fulton, KY 42041; or Walnut Grove Church, c/o Lawan Speight, 3402 Reed St., Fulton, KY 42041.
Hornbeck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.