Lucille S. Reynolds, 93 Of Cumberland Co.

Published 11:21 am Monday, August 16, 2010

CUMBERLAND, Aug. 11 – Lucille Stimpson Reynolds, 93, of Cumberland County, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 5, 2009 in Farmville. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Claude Coffey Reynolds and her beloved son, Claude Reynolds Jr.

She was born in Yadkin County, NC, on January 26, 1916, the daughter of the late Marvin Rowe and Bertha John-son Stimpson. Her family moved to Virginia when she was two months old and she has lived in the John Randolph community ever since. She graduated from John Randolph High School in 1932.

At an early age she joined Browns Presbyterian Church where she remained active in the work of the church all of her life. She served as pianist for the church for over 60 years, taught Sunday School classes, and was moderator of the Presbyterian Women, who awarded her a life membership pin for dedicated service to the organization. Her other community involvements included the John Randolph Extension Club, 4-H Clubs, and the Golden Belles.

Email newsletter signup

Mrs. Reynolds is survived by two daughters, Anne Lipscomb and husband, Nolan and Connie Smith and husband, Burton; four grandchildren, Randy Lipscomb and wife Vicky, Laura Riddle and husband, Bobby, Brian Cook, and Asa B. Smith IV; one brother, Marvin Stimpson Jr. and wife, Myrtle Lee; special cousin, Walter C. Stimpson; and special friend, Grace Ownby.

Her giving personality, passion for her family and friends, unique grace, and her strong faith, inspired all who knew her. She will be sorely missed but her memory will live forever.

Family received friends on Saturday night, August 8, at Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 9, at 3 p.m. at Browns Presbyterian Church, with interment in the family plot at the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Browns Presbyterian Church, 270 John Randolph Road, Farmville, VA 23901.

Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville, was in charge of arrangements.