The long-lasting marriage of Jerry Reed and Priscilla Mitchell ended with the death of Jerry on September 1, 2008. Here is more information about their lives together.
Jerry Reed Hubbard: March 20, 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Priscilla Mitchell aka Prissy: September 18, 1941 in Marietta, Georgia.
Jerry Reed: September 1, 2008 of complications from emphysema at the age of 71 at his home. Jerry was buried on September 2, 2008 in Nashville.
How Jerry and Priscilla Met:
Priscilla and Jerry met when he signed with NRC Records.
Dave Samuelson: "The three 1957 sessions produced three singles; none of them charted. But for Reed, the year was not an entire loss. At a June show in Lithia Springs, Georgia, he met singer Priscilla Mitchell from Marietta. The two began dating and were married two years later."
Source: Dave Samuelson for the CD "Here I am." JerryPedia.
Jerry and Priscilla were married in 1959 while Jerry was in the U.S. Army.
Jerry and Priscilla raised two daughters together and have two grandchildren.
- Charlotte Elaine "Lottie" Reed Stewart:
- Seidina Ann Reed Hinesley: Born in 1960.
Jerry: Singer, actor, guitarist, songwriter, producer.
Brentwood, Tennessee near Nashville.
Quotes About the Marriage of Jerry and Priscilla:
Peter Cooper: “He was actually the opposite of the ‘wild man’ thing,” said [Bobby] Bare, who spent hundreds of hours fishing with Mr. Reed on placid lakes where wildness isn’t in demand. It should be noted that Mr. Reed, the product of a broken union, stayed married to Prissy Hubbard until his death."
Source: Peter Cooper. "Musician, actor Jerry Reed dies at 71." Tennessean.com
Fairweather Lewis: "Jerry Reed said once that he got into music with two goals; to make records and to marry the prettiest girl in town. He did both ..."
Source: Goodbye, Jerry Reed