Lila May Lee Reynolds, 97, went to heaven December 29, 2012 in Clovis, New
Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 2, at Living Stones Community Church of the Nazarene, 1800 North Norris in Clovis, NM at 1:00 pm. Pastor Darwin Speicher will officiate and Pastor Wally Yeager will assist. Burial will follow at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers are Jack Bell, Joel Burdell, Wilbur Cogdill, James Ferrell and David Petty.
Lila was born to W.C. and Ruth Lee in McCauley, Texas December 12, 1915. She married John H. Reynolds on June 5, 1937. They settled in Clovis, New Mexico after John returned from overseas duty during WWII. Lila had a zest for life, loved to tell jokes and play practical jokes on people. For many years, she taught Sunday School, both for children and for young adults and sang in the choir. She was known for her cinnamon rolls, sugar cookies and homemade bread.
Lila was preceded in death by her parents, W.C. and Ruth, her husband John, her brother Bud, and her sister Faye. She is survived by her sister in law, Barbara Lee, her brother in law, Leo Emmot, her daughters Linda Jim Davis, Barbara Don Slemp, Virginia Nathan McCreery and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Living Stones Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris, Clovis, New Mexico.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to the wonderful staff at Hospice of
the Sandias, especially Illene and Vanessa, and Beehive Assisted Living, who
provided love and care during Lilas last few years.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of SteedTodd Funeral Home and Crematory, 800 E Manana Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 575 7635541. You may also sign the online guest registry at www.steedtodd.com .
I always enjoyed visiting Aunt Lila. She we so upbeat, cheerful and full of fun. She could spread happiness as well as anyone and Im sure that is what she is enjoying now with her Maker.
May God bless her family and the wonderful memories we have of her.
Marvin JohnsonAmarillo, TX
Our sympathy and prayers to your sweet family.
Joyce and Ron BakerClovis, NM
Are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
during this time. Gods speed.
Gene Marsha Weber
Gene Marsha WeberClovis, NM
I am sorry I wont be abe to be there in person. I will be there in spirit. I always looked forward to seeing your Mom and Dad when Glenn and I were in Clovis. Lilas sweet smile and latest Aggie joke made her a hit with us and our boys. God Bless Donna Reynolds
Donna ReynoldsFrisco, TX
Enjoyed visiting with Lila when she lived by Sue and Bill. Loved her jokes and she enjoyed receiving as well as telling them. Loved her laugh. She will be missed. I send my thoughts and prayers to the family during this sad time.
Ida Bollinger Harrell
Ida Bollinger HarrellMelrose, NM
Lila will be missed by so many. We always enjoyed being with her at the ParrishReynolds reunions. Loved hearing her stories little jokes. Know she loved telling them as well. Please know our thoughts prayers go out to each everyone of you. Love to all.
Fred Lloyde Louise
Fred Lloyde Louise ParkerAlamogordo, NM
Barbara Virginia, I was sad to hear of your loss. I enjoyed meeting Lila and becoming close to her. I was glad that I got to spend a little time with her before Christmas.
Jessica OrtizClovis, NM