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Geneva M. Reynolds

Geneva M. Reynolds, age 94, formerly of Shelby, died on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Brighton Gardens in Westlake, Ohio.

She was born in Middletown, Ohio on December 28, 1919, the daughter of the late Billie and Valerie (Whitt) Staton.  A graduate of Frenchburg High School, Geneva had been a Shelby resident since 1938 until she moved to northern Ohio in 2006.  She was a former employee of the Shelby Business Forms, retiring in 1982.  She was a long-time member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Geneva is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Joyce and Ronald Lott of Washington Court House, Ohio; a son John Reynolds, of Westlake, Ohio; two grandchildren: Kristin Lott of Durham, North Carolina, and Jason (Maureen) Lott of Studio City, California; two brothers: Courtney Staton of Sudith, Kentucky, and Bill (Mildred) Staton, Jr. of Concord, North Carolina; and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death in 1995 by her husband Delphos, whom she married in 1940.

Friends and family may call on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:30 AM with Rev. Edna Stahl officiating.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

Memorial expressions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Area Chapter, or to Trinity United Methodist Church in Shelby and left in care of Turner Funeral Home.

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  1. Shirley Goodall says:

    Dear Joyce and John,

    Our thoughts, prayers and love are with each and every one of you in this time of sorrow!

    Remembering those times when we have been together with your mother and dad come to mind all to often and your dad had written to me with information that your parents had found regarding geneology for me. Bless their hearts! They were indeed so very special!

    With Many Blessings and Much Love to All!

    Shirley Goodall, Rick Heather and Family, Leslye and Paul and their Family

  2. Becky Smith says:

    Joyce and John,
    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother! Aunt Geneva was such a sweet and kind lady! She had a beautiful smile and dressed perfectly for every occasion! She and Grandma along with Aunt Mabel used to hang out together and when I was in town for a visit, they would show up together at Mom and Dad’s with Grandma behind the wheel! They were so cute, I miss them all!
    My condolences to you and your family,
    Becky Smith

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