Barbara Jean McReynolds

Published 5:39 pm Friday, October 25, 2019

Barbara Jean McReynolds was born on September 17, 1931 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Helen Fontaine and Joseph Nicholas Youmans.

She graduated as Salutatorian from Wellsville High School in Wellsville, New York in 1949.

In 1953, she graduated from the University of Texas and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.

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Barbara married Von E. McReynolds on April 5, 1957.

They moved to Groves, Texas and she worked as an executive assistant for Humble Oil and Atlantic Richfield.

After moving to Katy, Texas in 2005, they were very active in Cornerstone Sunday School Class at Second Baptist, West Campus.

Barbara and Von enjoyed life and many friendships in the Heritage Grand Community.

She served her family well as a loving mother and wife.

Philanthropy and hospitality were key parts of Barbara’s life.

Her passions in life were her love for her Lord Jesus and her relationships with her family and friends.

She will be missed by all her knew and loved her.

Barbara Jean McReynolds passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Katy, Texas.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Von E. McReynolds; children, Steven McReynolds and his wife Colleen, David McReynolds and his wife Leslie, and Karen McReynolds; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Private interment was held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Smithville, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.