Amanuensis Monday: Viola Burgess Reynolds Obituary

kst1969   December 6, 2010   Comments Off on Amanuensis Monday: Viola Burgess Reynolds Obituary

An Amanuensis is a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. Amanuensis Monday is a daily blogging theme which encourages the family historian to transcribe family letters, journals, audiotapes, and other historical artifacts.

Image-000205Viola Reynolds

Viola Reynolds, 92, of Huntsville died Oct. 6 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital.  She was born Jan. 15, 1893, at Whorton Creek, the daughter of Doc and Clarissa Jane Dotson Burgess.  She was a Baptist.  She was the widow of Thomas F. Reynolds, who died in 1949.

Survivors include five sons, Dewey Reynolds and Roy Reynolds of Huntsville, Tommy Reynolds of Gentry, Wesley Reynolds of Hindsville, and Junior Reynolds of St. Paul;  six daughters, Mrs. Fanny Carter and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter of Huntsville, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Lowell, Mrs. Fawn Bryant of Witter, Mrs. Sarah Jane Coble of Yakima, Wash., and Mrs. Viola Johnson Yeager of Nashville, Ark.;  one brother, Dewey Burgess of Tahlequah, Okla., and more than 100 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brashears Funeral …