Mary Elizabeth Tatum Reynolds, age 75, of Patrick Springs passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at her home. She was born in Patrick County on Sept. 8, 1940 to the late Lee Benton Tatum and Rosie Evelyn Hylton Tatum. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Reynolds; and two sisters, Lucy Conner and Janie Tatum. Mrs. Reynolds was the Mother of True Gospel Holiness Church for over 30 years. She enjoyed all flowers and mowing her yard.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Bishop Willie Reynolds of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Roberta and George Penn, Becky and Calvin Helms, Gracie Hagwood, Judy Reynolds all of Patrick Springs; five sons and daughters-in-law, Willie and Gale Reynolds, Jr. of Patrick Springs, Leander and Linda Reynolds of Spencer, Emmanuel and Tammy Reynolds of Martinsville, Lonnie Reynolds of Stuart, Kenneth Reynolds of Spencer; 31 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; four brothers and sisters-in-law, James M. and Ephornia Tatum of Spencer, Thomas and Ann Tatum of Martinsville, Frank and Saberina Tatum of Martinsville, John Willie Tatum of Stuart; four sisters and a brother-in-law, Maggie and Leroy Penn of Martinsville, Beulah P. Penn of Martinsville, Linda R. Conner of Mt. Airy, NC, Betty Tatum of Stuart; two Aunts, Doretha Reynolds, Mable Reynolds both of Critz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 at 12 noon at True Gospel Holiness Church with Deacon Kenneth Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A wake will be held 30 mins prior to the service at the church.
Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.