The Rev. Violet Lee Reynolds

The Rev. Violet Lee Reynolds, 65, of Gawthrop Lane, Sun Valley Community, departed this life March 29, 2013, in the Meadowview Manor, Bridgeport.

She was born on Oct. 25, 1947, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Carl Lee and Beulah Violena Pickens Reynolds.

Surviving are friends, Debbie Jamison and husband, Tim, of Salem and Kathryn Barker of Bridgeport.

The Rev. Reynolds was a 1965 graduate of Parkersburg High School. She became an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church on June 15, 1997, and was ordained a Deacon in the United Methodist Church on June 14, 1992. She received her Master of Divinity Degree from the McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Ill., Diploma in Interior Design from the Art Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa., Associate Art Degree, Parkersburg Community College, and Bachelor of Arts Degree, Marietta Ohio.

The Rev. Reynolds had served Weekley Memorial United Methodist Church of Charleston, W.Va., Epworth United Methodist Church of Parkersburg and St. John’s United Methodist and Warren United Methodist of Grafton. She taught art and enjoyed painting.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Harbert Funeral Home, 287 W. Main St., Salem, with Pastor Sonny Palmer presiding. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home chapel.

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Harbert Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Reynolds family.