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Betty Jean Reynolds

May 08, 1931 - February 12, 2017

Betty Jean Reynolds, age 85 of Bolingbrook, formerly of Champaign-Urbana, IL, passed away peacefully, Sunday February 12, 2017 surrounded by her family.  She was born May 8, 1931 in Champaign, IL to the loving late parents, Herschel and Josephine Pruitt.  Beloved wife of P. Eugene "Gene" Reynolds, wedded on February 18, 1950.  Cherished mom of Diane (Robert) Beckett of Tavares, FL, Nancy (Brian) Powers of Austin, TX, Rebecca (Dale) Paulson of Naperville, IL, and Randall Reynolds of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Adored Grandma Betty of Kelly (Karen Ball) Beckett, Andrew (Marcia) Beckett, and Ryan Beckett, Jason and Justin Powers, Adam, Lindsay and Ethan Paulson.  Loving great-grandma Betty of 6.   Special thanks to her long time friend, Maria Feliciano.  Betty and Gene moved from Urbana to Darien in 1970.   She went to work for ServiceMaster and retired from there after 20 years.  She was an avid sailor enjoying their boat, Lady B, and members of the Waukegan Yacht Club.  They also traveled extensively.    She loved to garden, her dog Betsy and especially her grandchildren!     


Funeral Information

Visitation:  Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:00-11:00 AM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL  60540. 

Funeral Service:  Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:00 AM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home.

Interment to follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or

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In lieu of flowers, memorials: to, 3641 Faculty Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453.

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