Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 01, 2002
OBITUARY ~ MARION MARIE REYNOLDS
Marion Marie REYNOLDS, the daughter of Alvy E. and Golda P. (O'NEAL) REYNOLDS, was born January 3, 1924 near Diagonal,
Iowa, and departed this life on July 22, 2002 in the Creston Nursing & Rehab Center in Creston, Iowa.
She grew up in
the Diagonal and Shannon City communities, attending country schools before graduating from the Creston high school. She
then attended the Creston Junior College and earned her teaching degree from Northwest Missouri State Teachers College
Marion enjoyed her career in elementary teaching in the schools of Orient, Stuart, and Burlington, Iowa before
moving on to Naches, Washington and Fort Collins, Colorado. She ended her employment in Rockford, Illinois in the early
Marion enjoyed reading, sewing for herself, taking color slides and dancing but her biggest interest was in
the care of animals. She was interested in the Creston Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.), was a long time Avon representative,
a member of the Platte Center Church, Presbyterian Women, a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association and liked
spending time helping on the home farm through the years.
Preceding her in death were her beloved mother and father.
She is survived by a special cousin, Wayne O'NEAL, who resides in California.
Funeral services were held Friday, July
26, 2002 at the Platte Center Church in Union county, Iowa with Reverend Terry AMANN officiating. Musicians were Susie
WHITE and Marilyn FRANCIS. Casket bearers were Dick IDE, Steve WHITE, Tim O'BRIEN, Jim FRANCIS, Ernest BURKE and
Marion was laid to rest in the Bethel Cemetery, Diagonal.
Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Homes
was in charge of the arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2012
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