|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1996|
Mary Sue Reynolds Stoots Akers, 79, formerly of Austinville and Pulaski, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1996 in Hampton, where she resided since 1992.
Born July 27, 1917 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Ewell Branson Reynolds and Ethel Maude Coleman Reynolds of Max Meadows.
She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Pulaski, where she taught Sunday School for 40 years and was an active member of the Women's Ministry Auxiliary. Known for her love and acts of kindness directed toward the elderly, she frequently visited the home bound; nursing homes and hospitals and performed various charitable activities within the surrounding, communities.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Johnny Raymond Stoots, formerly of Austinville; a son, Ralph Carlton Stoots, Sr. of Chester, and formerly of Pulaski.
She is survived by her husband, Emitte Graden Akers of Hampton; one daughter, Mrs. J. Wayne "Patsy" Gray of Hampton; four sisters, Ethel Margaret Crockett of Max Meadows; Rachel Alma Cline and Katherine Virginia Thompson; both of Wytheville; and Dorothy Earl Reichenback of Manheim, Pa.; three brothers, Howard Brooks Reynolds and Eldridge Walter Reynolds, both of Austinville; and Willard "Bill" Coleman Reynolds of Wytheville.
She is also survived by four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, from Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. James W. Alley officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Visiting will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 20 Koger Center, Suite 2333, Norfolk, Va. 23502. Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
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Ewell Branson Reynolds (1882 - 1959)
Dorothea Maud Coleman Reynolds (1890 - 1957)
Johnny Raymond Stoots (1914 - 1959)
Emitte Grayden Akers (1903 - 1997)*
Emma Reynolds Archer (1907 - 1987)*
Ethel Margaret Reynolds Crockett (1909 - 1997)*
Howard Brooks Reynolds (1910 - 1996)*
Dexter Buford Reynolds (1912 - 1986)*
Ewell Branson Reynolds (1914 - 1983)*
Mary Sue Reynolds Stoots Akers (1917 - 1996)
Rachel Alma Reynolds Cline (1921 - 2015)*
Eldridge Walter Reynolds (1922 - 2009)*
Kathryn Reynolds Thompson (1924 - 2002)*
Madeline Alice Reynolds Shelton (1925 - 1982)*
James Paul Reynolds (1928 - 1994)*
Dorothy E Reynolds Reichenbach (1930 - 2009)*
Willard Coleman Reynolds (1932 - 2003)*
Created by: C. Frost
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
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