Patricia A. (Pat) Reynolds

Monday, May 1, 2006

PATRICIA A. (PAT) REYNOLDS, 75, of Waverly, Iowa, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at the Waverly Health Center.

Pat was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Green Forest, the daughter of Cassius Marcellus and Victoria (Smith) Dewey. She attended school in Arkansas, graduating from Eureka Springs High School in 1948.

On Aug. 16, 1949, Pat was united in marriage to Loy R. Reynolds in Benton, Ark. The couple made their home in San Diego, Calif., where Loy was stationed in the U.S. Navy.

In 1950, the couple moved to Eureka Springs, later moving to Tulsa, Okla. They moved to Waverly in 1964, where they raised her family. In 1978, Pat attended a nurse's aid training program at Bartels Lutheran Home, which was sponsored by Hawkeye Community College. She then became employed by the Waverly Municipal Hospital as a nurse's aid in the O.B. Department, retiring in 1996.

Pat enjoyed working in her flower garden, spending time with her family and friends and her dog, Abby. Pat's home was a central gathering place for friends and family.

Pat is survived by her four children and their spouses, Doug (Jane) Reynolds of Waverly, Christine (Tim) Rediske of Waverly, Vincent "Chuck" (Regina) Reynolds of Eureka Springs, and David (Pam) Reynolds of Norwalk; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Carmen Morgan of Tulsa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and twin brothers who died in infancy.

Celebration of life memorial services were held on Monday, April 10, 2006 at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly.