that Scott Johnson will be joining the Reed Funeral Chapel team as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer Apprentice on July 1, 2019. Scott is married to Kimberly and they share two daughters, Samantha Andrus and Shannon Welker. They are also the proud grandparents of Amelia and Raylan. Scott has lived in Saline County since 1996. He has served many of the churches in Saline and surrounding counties as pulpit supply, interim pastor and pastor. Currently, Scott is the pastor of Long Branch Baptist Church in rural Galatia. He has also been a lender and banker for the past thirty years. Scott has spent almost his entire life in southern Illinois, being born and reared in Franklin County and graduating from Zeigler-Royalton High School. Scott has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Tulsa and most recently a degree in Mortuary Science from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston, TX.