Alice Penniger Reynolds, 77, died Sunday, May 25, 2003 at McDowell Nursing Center. Mrs. Reynolds was born February 23, 1926 in Mecklenburg County to the late William A. and Bessie Anne Pope Penniger. A beloved wife and mother, she was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Freewill Baptist Church. Her husband, Rev. R. J. Reynolds and a daughter, Debra Lynn Reynolds, preceded her in death.
Survivors include three sons: Gerald Reynolds and wife, Sandy, of Nebo, Ronnie Reynolds of Hendersonville, and Darrell Reynolds of Fayetteville; one daughter, Shem Martin and husband, Ed, of Clyde; one sister, eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 1 pm at Emmanuel Freewill Baptist Church. The Revs. Benny Duncan and Tommy Hensley will officiate. Interment will be in Rocky Pass Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to American Cancer Society 120 Executive Park Asheville, NC 28801 or The American Heart Association, NC Affiliate Region 1 50 S. French Broad St. Asheville, NC 28801. Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneral.com
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday May 28, 2003 Volume 9 # 20