Mary Lou Reynolds, age 81 of Cridersville, died at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2012 in Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born May 28, 1930 in Jackson, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Charles Roy and Anna Graham Shepherd Yinger. She married Elliott Reynolds June 19, 1948 and he preceded her in death May 23, 1999.
Mrs. Reynolds was a homemaker and a member of the Cridersville United Methodist Church. She had been a Girl Scout Leader for 35 years and had been president of the Cridersville Band Parents for 3 years. She had been a news correspondent for the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Survivors include 1 son – Brian K. (Sabrina) Reynolds of Spencerville; 5 daughters – Cheryl Ann (Dennis ) Brookhart of Arlington, TX; Karen S. (David) Weber of Lima; Jennifer L. Adkins of Wapkoneta; Katie J. (James) Westcott of Wapakoneta, Ohio; Janet Gail (Billy) Pack of Wapakoneta; 15 grandchildren; Carla (Steve) Mayhue, Ryan (Jenny) Brookhart, Kyle Brookhart, Zachary Weber, Aadam (Sierra) Adkins, Drew Adkins, Aaron Adkins, Benn Simpko, Nikki Westcott, Brandon (Jenny) Drexler, Bradley Drexler, Brooke (Aaron) Stubbs, Brock Drexler, Corina Reynolds and Tyler Reynolds; 11 great grandchildren: Lance & Seth Mayhue, Gavin & Trevor Brookhart, Lucca, Gianna and Apollo Adkins, Jacob & Olivia Tregoning, Matthew Drexler and Milo Stubbs; 1 sister – Anna Mae Wilkins of Elida; a daughter-in-law Joy Reynolds of Bonita Springs, FL.
She was preceded in death by a son – Randy Lee Reynolds who died September 3, 1999.
Funeral services will begin 10:00 a.m., Saturday April 14, 2012 with John Bayliff officiating and Rev. Jerry Wiles assisting at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery, Cridersville.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Date: Friday, April 13, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm