Tamera Renee (Johnson) Reed

May 12, 1962 ~ September 16, 2019 (age 57)

OSCEOLA – Tamera Renee Reed, 57, residing in Osceola, Indiana passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Indiana.

Tamera was born on May 12, 1962 in Buchanan, Michigan to the late Eulas Billy Gean Johnson and Velda Mae (Smith) Johnson, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, attending Riley High School, South Bend.  Tamera was a successful Regional Loan Officer in this area for many years. Yet, the love of her heart was her family and friends.  She also volunteered as Head of the Family Readiness Group in LaPorte.

On October 9, 2004 in Bristol. Indiana, she married Franklin “Frank” A. Reed, who survives.  She is also survived by her son, Michael W. Johnson of Osceola; step-daughter, Cheyenne (Elliot) McKenny of Anderson; and step-son, David (Jeannie) Reed of Osceola.  Also surviving are six grandchildren, Brittany Le-Johnson, Lexis Marvin, Haley Johnson, Dakota Reed, Owen Johnson, and Piper Reed; along with several sisters and brothers.

Funeral services for Tamera will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Palmer Funeral Home River Park Chapel, 2528 Mishawaka, IN 46615, where friends may gather with the family one hour prior to services at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at 9:00 AM Monday, September 23, 2019 at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Michigan.  Memorial contributions may be made to The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, 118 N. Bedford Road, Suite 100, Mt. Kisco, New York 10549.  Online condolences may be expressed to the family on this webpage (

Donations may be made to:

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
118 N. Bedford Rd. Ste100, Mt. Kisco NY 10549

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