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Joyce Lee Reed

Joyce Lee Reed of Belleview, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on May 11, 2021 in Pilot Knob, Missouri at the age of 76 years.  She was born January 11, 1945, in Esther, Missouri, to the late Harry E. Tessereau and Neva M. (Pipkin) Tessereau.

On July 22, 2000 she was united in marriage to Gene F. Reed who survives.  Joyce is survived by three children: Leslie D. Schatz and husband Bill of Sullivan, Missouri, Bradford “Bo” L. Busse also of Sullivan, Missouri, and R. Adam Busse and wife Marsha of Farmington, Missouri,  two sisters: Barbara A. Black of Desloge and Alice R. Berg also of Desloge, Missouri, a brother: Michael G. Tessereau and wife Robin of Delafield, Wisconsin, nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by a brother, C. Wayne Tessereau and a stepson, Jeffrey L. Reed. 

Joyce was a member of Life Church in Farmington, Missouri.  She loved to garden and be outdoors.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on May 23, 2021 from Life Church in Farmington, Missouri with Pastor Leon Miller officiating.  Memorials may be made to the SEMO Family Violence Council, PO Box 465, Bonne Terre, MO 63628.  Online condolences may be made to the family at 

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