OBITUARY

Mary L. Reynolds

December 16, 1936November 23, 2018
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Mary Louise Reynolds, 81, of Varina, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018. Mary was born to John and Mable Ward of Leaksville, NC on December 16, 1936. Mary made a permanent home in Varina, where she worked and spent most of her time. She was a member of Varina Baptist Church and retired from a very hard but rewarding career with Nabisco. When not working, she enjoyed a second residence embracing river life at Bush Park, Deltaville. Mary embodied her commitment to family and dedicated her life to the betterment of those she loved. She had a talent for baking as well as a keen eye for gardening. Her unwavering dedication and love for family will forever remain her greatest legacy. She is preceded in death by both parents and siblings; Jack, Max and Henry Ward. Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Joe Reynolds, Sr.; seven children, Terry Schenck, Pam Gibson, Vicki Bruns, Joe Reynolds, Jr., Tim Reynolds, Gary Reynolds and Darrell Reynolds; 16 loving grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brother, Gene Ward of Reidsville, NC; and sister, Betty Compton of Ridgeway, VA. The family will receive friends Thursday, Nov. 29, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231 where services will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Bermuda Memorial Park with the grandson, Pastor Stan Lewis, officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.nelsenrichmond.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She is preceded in death by both parents and siblings; Jack, Max and Henry Ward. Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Joe Reynolds, Sr.; seven children, Terry Schenck, Pam Gibson, Vicki Bruns, Joe Reynolds, Jr., Tim Reynolds, Gary Reynolds and Darrell Reynolds; 16 loving grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brother, Gene Ward of Reidsville, NC; and sister, Betty Compton of Ridgeway, VA.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, November 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mary L. Reynolds

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Bernie Hobson

November 27, 2018

Mary was a good friend of Peg and me when we were at Bush Park. She was one of the finest friends that we ever had and I will miss her. She will now be with Peg again in heaven and I am sure that they have already gotten together. RIP Mary, you will be missed.

Linda Brannan

November 27, 2018

Mary was a dear friend and the reason I went to bushpark we had a many a good time playing cards and just hanging out missed her so much when she left bushpark she will be missed by all rip my dear friend love linda

Glenda Snowa

November 27, 2018

Mary worked with so many at Nabisco. And loved by so many. I pray her family and dearest friends hold all the sweet memeories she left behind. I remember her as a very kind and loving person. I didn’t have the pleasure of working directly with Mary but I knew her through her co-workekrs and friends. Such a lovely lady.

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