Dewitt Obits

Edna Reynolds

Edna Mae Reynolds, 99, of Clinton, formerly of DeWitt, passed away 2:35 p.m. Friday (July 22, 2016) at her home in Clinton.

No services are planned at this time. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, assisted the family with cremation rites.


Memorials may be directed to the DeWitt County Animal Shelter.


Edna was born July 6, 1917, in DeWitt County, the daughter of William A. and Maude V. Allen Bell. She married Wilbur Reynolds on Nov. 27, 1936, in Decatur. He passed away on Feb. 9, 2003.


Survivors include her son, Larry W. (Linda) Reynolds, Clinton; grandson, Rick Reynolds, Wapella; and stepgrandson, Jeff Barger, Clinton; as well as 11 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Larry Reynolds Jr.; seven brothers; and one sister.


Edna enjoyed making pies and giving them out to people. She was known as the "Pie Lady." Edna also enjoyed quilting and made one for every child, grandchild and great-grandchild. She was a cook at the Clinton Country Club. Edna was secretary and kept records for her husband’s cross-breed of Brahma and Milking Shorthorns, called Santa Gratotis, at Green Valley Farm.


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