Lakeisha Fortrell Reed affectionately known as “Pooh” was born Aug 30, 1974 to Colleen and the late Winfred Ealey of Jacksonville, Florida.
Lakeisha was a cheerleader and prom Queen while she attended Andrew Jackson Senior High School, where she graduated. Lakeisha worked in the healthcare industry and at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She was employed by the State of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Lakeisha departed this life April 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lenora Philpot, Clara and Sampson Ealey.
Lakeisha will be missed and cherished by her two sons, Kraig Brown and Jamie Reed; birth mother, Colleen Reed; adopted mother, Brenda Jackson-Longwood (Willie); stepmother, Brenda Ealey; grandfather, Calvin Philpot; siblings, Solanika Reed, Samonica Clark, Rodney Clark Jr, Rosell Ealey (Cynthia), Shanee Ealey, Kevin Lumpkin (Danyella), Karen Grant, Derrick Grant and Warren Grant; step bother, Gerald Dowling, (Columbus OH); step sister, Robin Jennings (Columbus, OH), step siblings, Sharon Jackson, Willie Jackson, Tammy Gentry and Willie Johnson; a very special friend, Fred Pheonix; best friends, Ada Johnson, and Bridgette Norris; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The funeral service for Lakeshia Fortrell Reed "Pooh" will be held 11:00 am Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at the Monument House Of Prayer 3613 Turton Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32208. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, April 19th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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