Candy Reed is the daughter of the late Homer and Dottie Brumley of Hamilton and has lived in Winfield since 1974. She began working for the City of Winfield in November of 1979, when she was appointed as the first Court Clerk for the Winfield Municipal Court. After working 15 years as Court Clerk, she was appointed as City Clerk in April of 1995 serving in that office for 21 years until her retirement this past April. As an employee of the City of Winfield for over 36 years, she served under Mayors Joe Carothers, Hewitt Addison, Bill Sager, Bill West, Rebel Silas and Randy Price. With all the many duties that fall under the title of City Clerk, she found that meeting and serving the public and building relationships with fellow employees was the most rewarding.
First obtaining the designation of CMC (Certified Municipal Clerk) in 1999, she obtained her designation in 2013 as MMC (Master Municipal Clerk) the highest level of municipal clerk’s training. These designations awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, are required as course study in continuing education. An additional requirement for the above designations is membership in the AAMCA (Alabama Association of Municipal Clerks and Administrators) of which she maintained during her tenure as City Clerk.
Over the years she has volunteered for several charitable organizations serving 10 years as Committee Member and Planner for Marion County’s Relay for Life, 8 years in annual fund raising for the American Heart Association and 2 years assisting with supply drives for Safeplace, Inc. As a member of Winfield Mid-Day Kiwanis, Candy served as secretary for 9 years (2000 thru 2009) and a one year term as club president.
A member of Winfield Church of Christ for 25 years, she teaches Bible class and volunteers with the weekly Caregivers Meals Program. She and husband Rickey Reed have 3 children, Allen (Sherry) Reed Mobile, AL, Kristin (Alan) Mathis of Birmingham, AL and Patrick (Katie) Reed Birmingham, AL and 5 grandchildren.