Official Obituary of

Billie Lou Reynolds

March 13, 1955 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Billie Lou Reynolds Obituary

Billie Lou Reynolds went home to Jesus on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 8:35 a.m. at her home in Wayne City, IL.  She was surrounded by close, loving family.

Billie Lou was born on March 13, 1955 in Fairfield, IL and lived in Bugerville until moving to Tucson, AZ at an early age where she was preceded in death by her mother Helen Fry.  Billie Lou moved back to Illinois in the early 1980’s.  On June 12, 1987 she married James Reynolds, who survives.

Billie Lou was retired from the Wayne City School, where she had worked as a janitor  and was the former animal control warden for Wayne and White counties.  She enjoyed dragons, wolves, and gnomes.  She loved going to different little out-of-the-way shops.  She crocheted blankets for her family and made sure everyone was taken care of.  Her love of animals was known far and wide.  She will be missed dearly.

Billie Lou is survived by her husband James Reynolds of Wayne City, 2 children: a daughter Elizabeth Frazier & husband Dale, and a son Timothy Reynolds & wife Megan; 4 grandchildren: Tyler Shelton & wife Alyssa, Emily Shelton, Tristan Shelton, and Thomas Reynolds; 6 great-grandchildren: Kilynn, Kison, Owen, Kileigh, Kash, and Kase; 2 brothers: Larry Gash and Steve Gash, both of Springerville, AZ; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving parents Walter & Lucille (Fry) Denney, and a brother Denney Lee Gash.

A graveside memorial service for Billie Lou Reynolds will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City, IL with Pastor Lonnie Shepard officiating.  Those attending the service are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.

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Graveside Service
August 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Thomason Cemetery
IL Hwy 15
Wayne City, IL 62895


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