Agnes Fay Wilson Reynolds, 80, of Inverness, Mississippi passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, Monday, February 19, 2019.
Agnes was born December 2, 1938 to Clyde Turner Wilson, Sr. and Mildred Long Wilson, in Oak Grove, Louisiana. She graduated from Delhi High School where she was a cheerleader. While in high school she was a life guard and enjoyed beauty pageants. Agnes married the love of her life, Donald “Don” Gene Reynolds, on June 16, 1957. Don and Agnes moved to Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1980 and then to Isola, Mississippi in 1986. They built their forever home in Inverness in 1987. Agnes was a loving homemaker, wife and mother. She spent her life showing others how to love. She was the most caring, loving and the kindest soul to everyone who knew her. To know her was to love her. Agnes was a member of Church of Christ in Indianola.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Clyde Turner Wilson, Jr. and Horace Howard “Frank” Wilson.
Agnes is survived by her loving husband of almost 62 years, Don Reynolds, Sr. of Inverness; two sons, Darryl Stephen Reynolds and wife Faye of Galliano, Louisiana, Donald Gene Reynolds, II of Greenville, Mississippi; one daughter, Debra Denise Samuel and husband Willie of Cordova, Tennessee; one sister, Betty Ann Bourgeois of Houma, Louisiana; nine grandchildren, two that she and Don adopted and raised, Donald “Donnie” Gene Reynolds, III and wife Whitney of Inverness, Mississippi and Katrina Marie Reynolds Jobe and husband Kenny of Sunflower, Mississippi; Lance Reynolds and wife Heather, Brandi Reynolds, Brandon Lacey and partner Cody, Cody Lacey and wife Kim, Lauren Pernell and husband Daniel, Krissy Reynolds, Doug Reynolds; twelve great grandchildren, Austin Danos, Caleb Reynolds, Cole Jobe, Preston Reynolds, Jaeden Lacey, Taylor Reynolds, Beau Georges, Maddie Grace Reynolds, Kyle Jobe, Rylee Reynolds, Elle Lacey, Octavia Truelove, and great grandchild #13 due in September.
The family will receive friends Thursday, February 21st from 11 a.m. until the 12:00 noon funeral service at Burton Funeral Home in Indianola. Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Inverness. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net
Posted on Wed, February 20, 2019
by The Lafourche Gazette