Merlie Reynolds
Merlie Reynolds
  • June 4, 1932 - December 30, 2017
  • Southaven Ms 38671, Mississippi

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Merlie Ruth Reynolds, 85, of Southaven, MS, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Reynolds retired from the Commercial Appeal after nearly 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by two sons, Stephen Craig Harper and Gary Harper, her daughter-in-law, Kathy Harper, her parents, Herman and Edna Roberts, and five siblings, Richard E. Roberts, Valeria Embrey, Lola Embrey, Robert Roberts, and Barry Roberts. Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her husband, William Reynolds, her son, David Harper, three sisters, Janette McMeley, Patty Bradley, and Ann Winningham, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves her beloved dog, Jake, who she adored. Special thanks to her caregivers, niece, Cathy Lane and her grandson, Josh Harper, who made sure Merlie was well taken care of. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 12pm until the funeral service begins at 2pm, all at Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch. Interment will follow in New Garden Cemetery, Coldwater