Alvin Ray Reynolds
Alvin Ray Reynolds, 78, a former employee of the Mt. Vernon State Game 
Farm, died at 3:10 a.m. Sunday at Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home. 
Mr. Reynolds, known as Ray by his many friends throughout Jefferson 
county, was one of the county's most active and loyal Republican workers 
for many years. 

For many years he operated a grocery store on College Avenue.  For a 
long time Mr. Reynolds assisted in the state's quail-raising program at 
the game farm and became an expert in the care of game birds. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hughey-Pulley 
Funeral Home.  The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate and burial will be 
in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Hughey-Pulley 
Funeral Home, where friends my call after 5:00 p.m. today. 

Mr. Reynolds was born September 3, 1892 in Jefferson county, the son of 
Alvis V. and Mary Ann (Taylor) Reynolds. 

He was a member of the Christian church. 

Survivors include six nieces, Mrs. Betty Newell of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. 
Dorothy Isaacs of Roxana, Ill., Mrs. Mary Harmon of Roxana, Ill., Mrs. Fay 
Keef of Panama City, Fla., Mrs. Edith Gilbert of Panama city, Fla., and 
Mrs. Edith Farmer of Evansville, Ind., and three nephews, Charles 
Yearwood, Walter Yearwood and John Yearwood of Mt. Vernon.

Source: Mt. Vernon Illinois Register News 
Date: DOD November 15, 1970  
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps  

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