Obituary of Evelyn Ward Reynolds
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Evelyn Ward Reynolds, widow of William Bryce “Bill” Reynolds, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Gardens at Sumter. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late William E. Ward, Sr. and Mabel Felkel Ward. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of Paxville Methodist Church. She was a retired legal assistant with 25 years of service and was the owner and operator of her own business. Surviving are two sisters, Betty W. Kolb of Sumter and Etta W. Shorter of Simpsonville and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, William E. “Billy” Ward, Jr. and Robert W. “Bobby” Ward; a nephew, William E. “Buddy” Ward, III; a sister-in-law, Anne Reynolds Stewart; and a brother-in-law, Glenn Dewey “Judge” Reynolds. Graveside services will be held at 3 P.M. Sunday in the Reynolds Cemetery in Pinewood with Rev. Jeff Grubbs officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside service. Memorials may be made to the Paxville United Methodist Church, % Nina Corbett, 1130 McLeod Road, Manning, SC 29102 or to a charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.