Elsie Reynolds

May 3, 1928 ~ July 20, 2018 (age 90)


Age 90, of East Sparta, passed away Fri., July 20, 2018, in her residence.  Born May 3, 1928, in Dexter City, OH, a daughter of the late Samuel and Bernice (Mincks) Medley, she had been an East Sparta resident most of her life.  Elsie was a 1946 graduate of East Sparta High School, had worked at the former Sparta Ceramic Tile Co. after high school and was a member of East Sparta United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, William Reynolds, on Dec. 20, 2015, a daughter, Vicki Dyke, a granddaughter, Angela McKnight, and her brother, Samuel Medley.  Survived by one daughter, Billie Jo Reynolds; one son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Najda Reynolds; one son-in-law, Don Dyke; one sister, Barbara Hootman; one brother and sister-in-law, Stanley and Sandy Medley; and six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.  A Memorial Service will be held Wed. at 2 p.m. in the East Sparta United Methodist Church with Pastor Peggy Garner officiating.  Interment in East Sparta Cemetery.  The family will receive friends during a luncheon in the church Fellowship Hall following the service.  The Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia is in charge of arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elsie’s memory may be made to: Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH  44685.  Condolences may be left at:

Gordon (330)866-9425




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