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Tressie (Johnson) Reynolds
April 22, 1935 ~ August 16, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
Tressie Johnson Reynolds, age 88, resident of Eads, Tennessee and wife of the late Eldon Reynolds, departed this life Wednesday morning, August 16, 2023 at Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, Tennessee.
Tressie was born April 22, 1935 in Fayette County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Walter Johnson and Mattie Rose Johnson. She received her education in the Fayette County School System and was married December 22, 1954 to Eldon Reynolds who preceded her in death in June of 1998. Mrs. Reynolds was employed as a cook for the Shelby County School System before her retirement in 1998 and she enjoyed gardening. She was a lifelong resident of Shelby County and was a member of Eads Baptist Church.
Mrs. Reynolds is survived by two daughters, Vicki Briggs of Eads, TN and Connie Garner of Cordova, TN; her son, Mark Reynolds (Joanna) of Denver, CO; four grandchildren, Keith Staggs (Mandy), Laura Gentry (Dustin), Madison Reynolds and Taylor Reynolds; and four great-grandchildren, Abbie Staggs, Max Flores, Leo Flores and Waylon Gentry.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters and six brothers.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Reynolds were held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, August 19, 2023 with Bro. Kevin Carroll, pastor of Eads Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed in Eads Cemetery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Karl Johnson, David Johnson, Robert Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, Benny Johnson and Danny Watson. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Culver and Johnny Wright.