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Bessie Norris Reynolds

Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Saint James, Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Burial Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100140582 · View Source
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Born December 1, 1926 in Phelps County, Missouri to the late Henry and Anna (Mathena) Norris.
Bessie Norris was united in marriage to Ray Reynolds on May 24, 1947 and to this union four children were born. Bessie was a member of the First Church of God in St. James, Missouri; she enjoyed crafting of any kind, sewing, and her beautiful flower garden that she so lovingly nurtured every spring and summer; she was a wonderful cook and loved to cook for family gatherings of family and friends; until her illness Bessie was the "caretaker" of the family, devoting much of her time and energy to taking care of the family and the big role of being the "official spoiler" of the grandchildren; she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.
Survivors include her loving husband of 65 years, Ray Reynolds, of the home; daughters, Donna McCabe and husband Kevin, of St. James, MO, and Mary Ann Woolsey, of St. James, MO; grandchildren,
Randy Smith, Michael Reynolds, Michelle Degraffenreid, Bob Reynolds, Nathaniel Hadley, and Brian Hadley; sisters, Rebel Lange, of Jefferson City, MO and Edith Mitchell Ballou and husband Chuck, of Centralia, MO; seven great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. In addition to her parents Bessie was preceded in death by two sons, Ray Reynolds Jr., and Robert Reynolds.

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  • Created by: Edward Johnson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100140582
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Norris Reynolds (1 Dec 1926–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100140582, citing Asher Cemetery, Phelps County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Edward Johnson (contributor 47694690) .