Virgie L. Reynolds, 91, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by family.

She was born October 17, 1924, in Jackson, twin daughter of Bryan Emory and Bessie Lucille Craft Johnson.  She and Willie D. “W.D.” Reynolds were married May 10, 1947 at the Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau.  He passed away October 28, 1982.

Virgie was a 1943 graduate of Cape Central High School.  She worked at the former International Shoe Company in Cape Girardeau, and the Mosby Printing Company in St. Louis. For over 25 years she worked as an addressograph operator for Travelers Protection Agency in St. Louis, retiring in 1984.

She was a member of Connection Point General Baptist Church in Jackson.  Virgie was also a member of the arthritis aquatics program at Saint Francis Medical Center and was an avid Cardinal Baseball fan.  She loved her grandsons tremendously and enjoyed cooking for her family, which was her specialty.

Loving survivors include a daughter, Marilyn (James) Duncan of Chaffee; two grandsons, Adam (fiancé Catherine Hardie) of Cape Girardeau and Alex Duncan of Chaffee; a sister, Norma (John) Stroder of Granite City, Illinois; and a number of nieces and nephews of whom she was very fond.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Emory Johnson and a twin sister, Virginia McCullough.

The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Huffman officiating.

Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

The family suggests that contributions be made to Saint Francis Medical Center Foundation, please specify Fitness Plus-Arthritis Aquatics.

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  1. lisa sneed boswell

    Our deepest condolences to Marylin & her other family members,from Marylin’s Arthritis Aquatics family;, Lisa Boswell,Shirley Young, Peggy Barks and all of” Your 12 nooners” we Love you,M,and are all thinking of you in your time of grief. Let us know if you need anything, Take care and God bless your family at this time of loss.

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