MITCHELL Lela I. Reynolds, 96, Mitchell, passed away at 1:56 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital, Bedford.
Born January 26, 1915, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Fred and Ida (Winegar) Riggs. She married Claude Reynolds October 22, 1944, and he preceded her in death January 5, 1970.
She was a former employee of Reliance Manufacturing and Cargas’ Candy Kitchen. Lela had been a member of the First Christian Church since age seven, and was also a member of Phi Beta Psi Associate Chapter and the American Legion Auxiliary. She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1933.
Suzanne M. Coleman, Mitchell
Claudia “Shelley” Larkins and husband, William, Jr., Portland, Oregon
John Coleman, San Diego, California
Zoe and Sally Larkins, Portland, Oregon
Her parents, Fred Riggs and Ida Riggs Todd; husband; and daughter, Janet May Coleman, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 9, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Reverend Eric Kersey officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: First Christian Church