Charles Reel


DUNLAP Charles William Reel "Charlie Brown", 75, , and formerly of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at his residence as he so requested. He was born Mar. 7, 1935, in Sale Creek, Tenn., to Allie Mae (Lyons) Reel and Lester Herbert Reel. Charles had worked at Cumberland Case and sawmills and pulpwood yards. He had also worked in Wayne, Michigan.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by stepmother, Maxine Payne Brown Reel; sisters, Beulah (Malcolm) Brown, Virginia (James) Gallahan, and Vera Hickman Gauger; stepbrothers, Russell Eugene Brown and Samuel Brown; nieces, Rhonda Hickman and Donna Davis; and (step) nephews, Eddie and Mike Brock.Charles is survived by children, Debbie Cruver, Charles Thomas (Tommy) Reel, Kathy Weller, and Becky Barnes, all of Dayton, Tenn., Rose Marie (Penny) and Angela Denise (Angie); and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Georgia (Edward) Thompson and Bernice Reel, of Fort Valley, Ga.; brother, Donny (Mickie) Reel, of Cibolo, Texas; stepsisters, Nancy Ruth Logue, of Warner Robbins, Ga., Diane Morgan, of Bakewell, Louise McCarter, of Dayton, and Darlene Thomas, of Sale Creek; stepbrothers, Lebron Brown and Julius Brown, of Soddy-Daisy; nieces, Carolyn Eddings, Brenda Fitts, Janice Gallahan, Teresa Lanter, Debbie Hancock, and Tina Reynolds; nephews, Willis, Herbert, Wayne and Billy Brown, James and Michael Gallahan, Jack Hickman Jr., David Gauger, and Tommy Hickman, Ronnie and Joseph Thompson, and Duane Reel; also many step nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends; special great-niece, Rhonda Gauger, and grandchildren, Adam Cruver and Carrie Daniels and her son, Bradley.Family extends appreciation to the kind people and timely services of the City of Dunlap, including Lencare, Cates Pharmacy, DHS, SETHRA, and SETAAAD. Special thanks to Diane of Valley View Apartments, Jennifer Cail and Beth Milton-Coradini of AmeriChoice CHOICES for the assistance in his home. Charles will be greatly missed by those who loved him and especially by his niece, Carolyn, who willingly helped him for the past three years. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Herbert Chancey and Bishop Clayton Privett officiating. Burial will follow in Granny Walker Cemetery. Pallbearers will be loving nephews. Family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences and memories may be shared at Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

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