Obituary: Mamie Lavon “Granny” Reynolds

September 14, 1927 – June 9 2019

Mamie Lavon “Granny” Reynolds, 91, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born September 14, 1927, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Dearl and Lucille (Edwards) Cooper. She married Carl E. Reynolds August 21, 1946, and he preceded her in death on October 9, 1986.

Lavon was a homemaker, a people person, and always loved working at the Bookery. She collected many donations for Samaritans Purse.

Survivors include her children, Carla Jean (Dan) Gurnette of Woodstock, Illinois, Leetta Joyce (Mark) Cooper of Birdseye, Gregory D. (Connie) Reynolds of Mitchell; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Trafton of Lakeland, Florida

Her parents; husband; children, Jacqueline “Jackie” Shelton, and Kevin Edward Reynolds; and siblings, Thelma Connerley, Wayne Cooper, Archie Cooper, and Roanna J. Reynolds, preceded her in death.

Cremation was chosen with no service.

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