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Wanda Lee (Dent) Reynolds

November 1, 1927 ~ September 21, 2018 (age 90)

Wanda Lee Reynolds, 90, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 1:23 P.M. September 21, 2018 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born November 1, 1927 in Marion, Illinois to the late William "Bill" and Alice (Gower) Dent. Wanda married Ray Reynolds in June 1967.

Wanda is survived by her children, Ron Dent and wife, Pam of Scheller, Steve Reynolds and wife, Debbie of Mount Vernon, and Becky Hicks and husband, Dennis of Adel, Georgia; grandchildren, Jason Dent and wife, Rachel of Ashley, Amanda Kern and husband, Matt of Waterloo, Matthew Reynolds and wife, Zane of Mount Vernon, Brittany Reynolds of Ashley, and Christopher Laroche, Melissa James, and Kimberly Adcock, all of Adel, Georgia; great-grandchildren, Aidan and Aubrey Dent, Cruz and Vaughn Kern, and Luxe and Jett Reynolds; siblings, Jack Dent and wife, Marge of Nason and Sue Jones and husband, Dire, Jr. of Bonnie; sisters-in-law, Marcella Dent of Bonnie and Janet Dent of Nason; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her husband and brothers, Fred Dent and wife, Jan, Lester “Bob” Dent, Earl Dent and wife, Faye, and Leon Dent and wife, Minnie.

Wanda worked at the Mount Vernon Shoe Factory for over 30 years. After that, she worked as a cook at Millie’s Café and at the Waltonville schools; from which she retired in 1999. She loved to cook, especially for her family. Wanda was of the Baptist faith. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 P.M. with Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Interment will follow at Abner Cemetery in Nason, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Wanda’s honor to Abner Cemetery.

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