Funeral Services To Be Held Wednesday For Shirley Reynolds, 87

Published 11:19 am Wednesday, July 28, 2010

PROSPECT, April 20 – Shirley Randolph Reynolds, 87, of Prospect, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his residence. He was the husband of Hazel Jones Reynolds.

Born in Appomattox County, April 5, 1923, he was a son of the late Homer and Emma Robertson Reynolds. He was also preceded in death by a son, Melvin R. Reynolds and a brother, Harold Reynolds.

Mr. Reynolds was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church and a US Veteran of WWII. He retired as a master mechanic having worked for Newman Chevrolet, Moses Motor Company, Cardinal Chevrolet, and Appomattox Ford.

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In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Katherine R. Coleman and husband, Nat of Prospect and Margaret Reynolds of Lynchburg; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde and Jean Reynolds of Lynchburg, Ralph and Ann Reynolds of Appomattox, Alfred and Betsy Reynolds of Lynchburg, and Cecil and Margaret Reynolds of Madison Heights; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Hugh (Slick) Mitchell and Merle and Leslie (Ned) Nash all of Appomattox; five grandchildren, Randy Reynolds, Kathy Lynne Baldwin, Greg Coleman, Martha Holman, and Gayle Haga; six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Carol Ann Reynolds of Pamplin; sister-in-law, Ruby Reynolds of Appomattox; care-givers, Kitty Walker and Centra Health Hospice of the Hills; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Amy Beth Hougland officiating.

The family will receive friends at Robinson Funeral Home to-day (Tuesday) from 6-8 p.m. and other times at the residence.

The family suggests those wishing to make memorials please consider the Prospect United Methodist Church, c/o Era Flo Hatcher, 7210 E. Prince Edward Hwy., Prospect, VA 23960; Prospect Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 145, Prospect, VA 23960; or Centra Health Hospice of the Hills, 713 Oak Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent at