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The Honorable Angélique Aristell Reed passed away late Saturday night, November 16, 2019 after a brief illness.

She was the mother of Giaina Jazelle Warren. She was the daughter of Louadrian Dejoie and the late Dr. Langston F. Reed. She was sister to Langston D., Jennifer, Meredith and the late Randall Reed. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, loving, devoted, and caring friends, staff and former staff members of First City Court, Section B.

Angélique was born in Washington D.C., May 23, 1960 and grew up in New Orleans, La. She was a graduate of Ursuline Academy, Xavier University and Loyola University School of Law.

Angélique was the senior judge of the First City Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana. She had been on the court since her election in 1998. Prior to her election to the Bench, she was an Assistant City Attorney and in private law practice in New Orleans.

She held memberships in numerous professional, civic and social organizations, including the Louisiana Judicial Council-NBA, Louisiana Bar Association, National Bar Association, Louis A. Martinet Legal Society Inc., Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors, Association of Women Attorneys, Independent Women's Organization, Broadmoor Improvement Association, League of Women Voters, Coalition of 100 Black Women, I.N.S.P.I.R.E. RR, Inc., Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,The Links, Inc., and National Smart Set.

Relatives and friends of St. Rita Catholic Church, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church; administrators, staff and employees, and Alumni Class of 1982 of Xavier University; employees of Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans; officers and members of the Legal Community; all Elected Officials; and Alumnae of Ursuline Academy are invited to attend the funeral service on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00am from St. Katherine Drexel Chapel Xavier University of Louisiana, 3932 Pine St. Church visitation from 8:00am until 10:00am, with recitation of the rosary. Father Daniel Green, officiating. Private burial.

The service of Judge Reed will be honored by the Louisiana Judicial Council-NBA, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Inc. immediately following the recitation of the rosary. Sorors and Link Sisters are encouraged to wear continuous, uninterrupted white. Professional Services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave., 504-822-7162. To sign the guest book please visit.