Mr. Reynolds was born Dec. 24, 1914 in Pope County, the oldest of five children.
Survivors include one daughter, Marlene Smith and husband Linn of Brookport; one son, Ellis Wayne Reynolds and wife Pat of Granite City; one sister, Freda Vickers of Paducah; two stepsons, Harley Emerson of Pope County and Lindal Stafford of Springfield, Mo.; five grandchildren, Martie Stewart, Kenton Smith, Margo Wiggs, Kemble Smith and Bryan Reynolds; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Bessie Swinford Reynolds; and three sisters, Lela Medley, Louise Douglas and Zenith Butler.
Funeral service was held Friday at Waldo Baptist Church in Massac County with Bro. Jack Russell officiating.
Burial followed at Pell Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenton Smith, Kemble Smith, Bryan Reynolds, Chase Wiggs, Grant Smith and Conner Smith.
Memorials may be made to the Brookport Library c/o Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 760, Metropolis, IL 62960.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.