Betty Ruth Reynolds

Betty Ruth Reynolds, 89, of Parkersburg, W.Va., departed this life on May 31, 2014, at Ohio Valley Healthcare of Parkersburg.

Betty was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Wood County the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Ruth Ruble.

She worked for over 50 years at Dudley’s Florist of Parkersburg as a flower arranger. Betty was a graduate of Parkersburg High School with the class of 1942, a member of Eastern Star of Parkersburg 14, Ladies Oriental Shrine Hathor Court 3, and White Shrine Bethany Shrine 4, and was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Parkersburg. She loved people, cooking, and animals dearly; especially her little dog Miss Molly.

She is survived by her niece, Wilma Reusser (Fred) of Parkersburg, along with several other nieces and nephews; cousin, Tom Morris (Ilene) of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and her dear friends, Karen Canary, Joe and Susie Banks and Quincy Banks and Linda Reed, all of Parkersburg, and Ron and Vera Cowan of North Carolina.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Marion Reynolds.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Dr. Tom McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery of Parkersburg. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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