Mrs. Heather Leianne Reed, 42

                       Mrs. Heather Leianne Reed age 42 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Tuesday September 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a courageous battle against Covid- 19.

                        Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

                        Heather was born on April 22, 1979 in Dekalb County, Ga to William Andrew Elrod and Sandra Elrod Waggoner. She was a wife, fantastic mother daughter, sister, and friend to anyone she met and was of the Baptist Faith.

                        Heather is survived by her husband, Greg Reed of Flowery Branch, two children, Garrett and Gentry Reed of Flowery Branch, father and step-mother, William “Shot” Elrod and Penny Walker Elrod of Gainesville, mother, Sandra Elrod Waggoner of Oskaloosa, Iowa, mother and father-in-law, Chuck C. Reed and Patricia Dianne Reed of Gainesville, sister and brother-in-law, Hilary Elrod Hamilton and Jonathan Green of Clermont, brother and sister-in-law, Heath and Abby Elrod of Lula, Ga, step-brother and sister-in-law, Derrick and Kelly Prater of Gainesville, step-brother, Kyle Prater of Gainesville, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Christy Reed Hayes and Brian of Jefferson, brother-in-law, Eric Reed of Gainesville, 9 nephews and 6 nieces, and a host of other family members and friends.

                         In lieu of flowers please make donations to a Disabled Veterans Fund in Honor of Heather’s father who served in the Vietnam War.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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Kelli Forrester 2021-09-14 13:18:35
My sincere condolences to Greg, Garrett, Gentry, & the entire family. Heather & I became friends when I trained her at work I'm the early 2000s. She was a sweet, precious soul that will be sorely missed.
Lennie McFarland 2021-09-14 13:31:15
We are praying for you all to have the strength to get thru the next few weeks and many more after We are soo sorry for the loss of Heather Shot we are thinking and praying for strength for you and everyone We love you The Ronny McFarland Family
Debbie (Sutton) Davis 2021-09-14 16:15:36
Family my heart is broken to read of your loss, my you find comfort in your faith in god, May god wrap his arms around you and help you with the void and broken hearts…we love you all … On behalf : The Sutton Family
Jenny Reynolds 2021-09-14 16:35:46
We are praying prayers of comfort and peace during this time of sorrow for Greg, Garrett, Gentry, Sandra, Shot, Hilary, Heath, and their families. May you find rest in knowing Heather is safe in the arms of Jesus and is no longer in pain. Love to you always my precious cousin Heather. You were one of the kindest souls I've ever known. Miss you always my Heather Feather.
Shana Ramsey 2021-09-14 18:30:06
Praying for you and your family during this most difficult time.
Mark Gallant 2021-09-14 18:31:44
My brother Shot, a child should should never pass before thier parents. I am praying for you and family.
Tiffaney Roberts 2021-09-14 19:32:57
Greg I am so sorry for your loss I am praying for you and the kids
Wilma 2021-09-14 20:03:47
Words can’t really express how I feel. Heather has always been a kind, delightful person to be around!! I am so sorry for the loss to her sweet family!! We just don’t understand these things. ❤️
Tangee Puckett 2021-09-14 20:33:27
My heart is so broken!! I have known Heather for many years, she is family!! My condolences go out to her husband, kids and all of her family!!
Kim Ramsey 2021-09-14 20:50:13
William and Penny we are so sorry to hear about Heather. Ken & Shemkia Fowler, Neil Fowler, Kim Ramsey
Tim Mason 2021-09-14 21:06:26
Ya'll will be in my prayers. She was a delightful person to be around.
gary&barbara johnson 2021-09-14 22:17:33
we are so sorry for your loss Greg we are praying for you, and will keep the whole family in our prayers
Kirstie Hampton 2021-09-14 22:45:23
I was so sad to hear that Heather had lost her hard fought battle with COVID ,I know her to be a very kind soul and my prayers are with her entire family . May every single one of you find some comfort.
Mary Jo Crocker 2021-09-15 12:00:36
I am so sorry. Heather was one of earth’s angels. She was and will always be a wonderful person to all that knew her. My heart is broken for Shot and the rest of the family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I can’t imagine losing a child. It isn’t supposed to happen to parents. Heather was an wonderful example to all that knew her. Fly high baby girl. God takes only the best.
Angie hix 2021-09-15 12:02:55
Greg, we are all in shock. You, Garrett and Gentry are in our thoughts and prayers. So so sorry
Lefty Smallwood 2021-09-15 14:21:11
Shot you are in my prayers love y'all my brother . Lefty Smallwood
Bob and Cheri Broeker 2021-09-15 14:55:08
Our hearts are broken for you.
Philip and Paula Casper 2021-09-15 17:15:55
Greg, I am so sorry to hear about Heather. She was an amazing lady and I would see her in the car line almost everyday at MTA where Chandler (my grandson) and Garrett were classmates and good friends. Our hearts and our prayers go out to you and your family. God bless you all.
Judy pitchford 2021-09-15 18:01:23
Ira and I are sending our love and prayers to Heather’s family. I loved Heather since she was a young girl and was in and out of our house for years. I will miss getting my Christmas card from her. I always looked forward to the family picture. Heather I know you are in heaven with our Lord. Send the angels to see over us all in our time of grief. Until I see you again 💕💕
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