Emma Lee Reynolds

Published 3:39 pm Monday, March 7, 2011

WALNUT HILL, Fla. – Emma Lee Reynolds, 87, formerly of Walnut Hill, Fla. and a resident of Blount County died Friday, March 4, 2011 in Oneonta at the Golden Living Center.

Mrs. Reynolds was born in Walnut Hill, Fla. on Nov. 20, 2011 to the late Dovie B. and Lillie Williams Phillips. She was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church in Alabama where she taught children’s Sunday school, was a WMU leader, cooked for the weekly church meal and was known for a green thumb for growing flowers.

Her husband, Hunter Thomas Reynolds; two brothers, Willard Phillips and Clarence Phillips and one sister, Merlene D. Sowell, preceded her in death.

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Survivors include two sons, Larry Reynolds and wife, Frances, of Jackson, Miss. and Marvin Reynolds and wife, Jeannie, of Somerset, Ken.; three daughters, Pam Middlebrook and husband, James, of Tuscaloosa; Marilyn Calvert and husband, Roger, of Remlap and Dr. Loretta Reynolds and husband, Dr. Eddie Broadhead, of Berea, Ken.; two brothers, Lindy Phillips of Davisville, Fla. and D.L. Phillips of North Carolina; two sisters, Jean Soloman of Davisville, Fla. and Ethel Wilcox of Loxley; 10 grandchildren, Jan, Blake, Donna, Larry Jr., Debbie, Melissa, David, Emily, Matthew and Christen and 14 great grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2011 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Loretta Reynolds officiating. Interment followed in McCullough Cemetery.

Family received friends one hour prior to service time on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.