FEMA Assistance For Families with Unplanned Funeral Expenses. Individuals can apply for assistance for the reimbursement of COVID-19 Funeral Expenses after Jan. 20, 2020.

Sammy Reed

Funeral Home Manager

Sammy came to manage Lee Memorial in April 2005, with more than 20 years of funeral service experience. In addition to being a licensed funeral director and embalmer at the funeral home, he also serves as a deputy coroner for Lee County and is the current president of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association. He was appointed in May 2019 by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve a four-year term on the MS State Board of Funeral Service.

Sammy, the son of Paul and Shirley Reed, was born and raised in Tupelo. He is a 1981 graduate of Tupelo High School and attended East MS Junior College before graduating from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in 1983.

He and his wife, Marilyn Sullivan Reed, have four sons, Bryan (& his wife Mandy), Brent, Rob and Peyton, and two grandsons, Greyson and Griffin. They actively attend Auburn Baptist Church. He is a born-again Christian and loves his church and church family.

His hobbies include camping, fishing, hunting, playing golf, riding motorcycles and attending Mississippi State University football and baseball games.