Barney Basking Reed, 53, of Richfield’s Kelly Station at Wheeler Ridge, died yesterday afternoon at a Bakersfield Hospital. He was a resident of Taft for 20 years before moving to Wheeler Ridge a year ago. Mr. Reed was born in Tupelo, Miss., Aug. 25, 1910. Survivors include his widow, Jane; four step-children, Gary, of the home address, Jim Carroway of the United States Navy, Bob Carroway of McKittrick and Mrs. Victor Cuchia, San Francisco; his mother, Mrs. Alice Garrison of 415 Mt. View, Taft; three brothers, Arthur N. Reed, Taft, Jim, 429 Olive St., Taft, W.E. Reed of DeKalb, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. John Kohal of 429 Mt. View Taft; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home, with the Rev. Emil J. Authelet officiating. Burial will follow in West Side District Cemetery.