Dateline: March 15, 2007

Wiley Preston Reynolds, 77, died Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Amarillo.

Services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2007, in Robertson Chapel Of Memories in Clarendon with Eddie Stegall, officiating.  Interment was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.  Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mr. Reynolds was born September 28, 1929, in Clovis, New Mexico, to John Preston and Bessi Knox Reynolds.  He married Wilma Watkins on April 2, 1955, at Portales, NM.  He was a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University where he obtained his Bachelorís degree.  He also taught for 29 years in the public school system.  He owned and operated Reynolds Machine and Supply in Lelia Lake for many years.  He was a Christian.

Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Reynolds of Lelia Lake; 3 nephews, Vern Miller of Amarillo, Stephen Rogers of Oklahoma City, and Preston Byrd of Alvarado; 3 nieces, Judy Jenkins of Amarillo, Ivana Sonen of Sunray, and Terri Lynn Byrd of Alvarado; and one sister, Charlsie Byrd of Alvarado.

The family requests memorials be sent to a favorite charity.

 

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