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Jonah Reynolds

January 9, 1933 March 8, 2020
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Jonah Reynolds, age 87 of Miner, MO passed away on March 8, 2020 at home.

Jonah Lee Reynolds was born on January 9, 1933 at his home in Saline County, IL. He was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston, Missouri. Jonah married Doris Dowdy on April 12, 1952.

Jonah received his degree at Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar, Missouri. He worked as a High School Principal, a pastor at several churches throughout Southern Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and a Home Missionary for I.B.S.A (Illinois Baptist State Association). Jonah retired in 1992 as a fulltime area missionary however, he continued to spread the word of God until his final days. Jonah was an active member amongst many communities and volunteered within the Rotary for many years in Pope County, IL.

Jonah is preceded in death by his parents, brother, sister, and one grandson.

Jonah is survived by Doris Reynolds, his wife of 67 years; 2 daughters, Pamela (Gerald) Adams of Mount Vernon, IL and Carla Carter of Sikeston, MO; a granddaughter Natasha (Dale) Sims of Bonnie, Il; a grandson, Jake (Ashley) Carter of Jackson, Mo; seven great-grandchildren, Karli Adams, Xander Sims, Jasper Sims, Chloe Sims, Mila Carter, Maebry Carter and Cora Carter; two sisters and 1 brother.

Funeral service will be 10:00 am on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Burial will follow the service at the Coffee Cemetery in Rudement, IL. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the funeral home.

Donations in lieu of flowers: Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services online at bchfs.com or mailed to: 949 County Road 1300 N, Carmi, IL 62821.

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Visitation

Wednesday

11

Mar

6:00 PM 3/11/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/11/2020 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

12

Mar

10:00 AM 3/12/2020 10:00:00 AM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States
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