OBITUARY: Rev. Floyd Wells Reynolds Jr.


Rev. Floyd Wells Reynolds, Jr., age 90, of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Rev. Reynolds was born on August 11, 1933, in Springfield, Tennessee, to the late Floyd, Sr. & Margaret Proctor Reynolds.

He was the pastor/founder of Highland Chapel Baptist Church where he ministered for over 50 years. He was proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps., and he dearly loved his family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Nell Rawls, Richard Reynolds, Bill Reynolds, Pat Slagle, Pam Parks, and Edna Reynolds.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Beula Mae Reynolds; son, Jerry (Marcia) Reynolds; grandchildren, Lindsey (Mark) Read, Robert (Olivia) Holman, Russell Holman, Brandon Reynolds, Ryan Holman, and Lauren Brown; and great-grandchildren, Carson Read, Jillian Read, Waylon Read, and Avery Holman.

Funeral services will be conducted at Highland Chapel Baptist Church in Cedar Hill at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 30th, with Rev. Blake Stiles officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Carson Read, Mark Read, Mike Sherrod, Scotty Cox, Gordon Beasley, and Randall McCarver serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Brandon Reynolds, Billy Hogan, Joe Bryant, Russell McDaniel, Robert Holman, Ryan Holman, and Russell Holman.

The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday, May 29th from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the hour of service at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Highland Chapel Baptist Church, 7364 Highway 41A, Cedar Hill, TN 37032. These contributions will be used to distribute Bibles throughout the world to continue his ministry.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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