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Rosa Reynolds

August 4, 1937 ~ January 2, 2018 (age 80)

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Rosa Lee Reynolds, affectionally known as “Shay” was born to the late Elder Albert and Rena Stuckey-Reynolds on August 4, 1937 in Henry County, Abbeville, Alabama. She was one of fourteen children.

Shay departed this life in the early morning hours of January 2, 2018 in Graceville, Florida, after a long illness.

Early in life Shay attended Church of God in Christ #1 and there accepted Christ at an early age and later attended North Highland Baptist Church.

She was graduate of Carver High School and furthered her education at historical Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Shay worked as a dental assistant to Dr. Pearson and later spent many years working as a Complex Manager for the Dothan Housing Authority, (McRae Homes and Martin Homes).

She cherished and had great love for her nieces, great nieces and nephews.

Shay loved music and loved watching sports and taking care of pets she had throughout the years.

Her friends, too many to name had a special place in her heart.

She is survived by her beloved siblings: Albert Lee Reynolds of Dothan, Alabama, Joseph Didier Reynolds of East Orange, New Jersey, Beatrice Reynolds-Tiller (Ivory Sr.)  of Miramar, Florida and Clementine Reynolds-Robinson of Dothan, Alabama; sister and brother-in-law: Mary Reynolds (Willie) of Dothan, Alabama; a very special friend, John “Daddy” Patterson  of Dothan, Alabama; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.


If tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see.

If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me

I wish so much you wouldn't cry the way you did today. While thinking of the many things we didn't get to say.

I know how much you love me, As much as I love you, and each time that you think of me, I know you'll miss me too;

But when tomorrow starts without me, Please try to understand, that an angel came and called my name, And took me by the hand

And said my place was ready, in heaven far above, And that I'd have to leave behind all those I dearly love.

But as I turned to walk away, A tear fell from my eye, For all my life, I'd always thought, I didn't want to die.

I had so much to live for, So much left yet to do, it seemed almost impossible, that I was leaving you.

I thought of all the yesterdays, the good ones and the bad, I thought of all that we had shared, and all the fun we had.

If I could relive yesterday, just even for a while, I'd say good-bye and kiss you and maybe see you smile.

But then I fully realized, that this could never be, for emptiness and memories, would take the place of me.

And when I thought of worldly things, I might miss come tomorrow, I thought of you, and when I did, my heart was filled with sorrow.

But when I walked through heaven's gates, I felt so much at home. When God looked down and smiled at me, From His great golden throne,

He said, "This is eternity, and all I've promised you." Today your life on earth is past, but here life starts anew.

I promise no tomorrow, but today will always last, and since each day is the same way, there's no longing for the past.

You have been so faithful, so trusting and so true. Though there were times you did some things, you knew you shouldn't do.

But you have been forgiven, and now at last you're free. So won't you come and take my hand, and share my life with me

So when tomorrow starts without me, don't think we're far apart, for every time you think of me, I'm right here, in your heart.

 Service Information

Gathering of Family and Friends
January 8, 2018

10:00 AM
Scott's Chapel Hill Mortuary
814 Headland Avenue
Dothan, AL 36303

Celebration of Life
January 8, 2018

11:00 AM
Georgette L. Scott's Memorial Chapel
814 Headland Ave
Dothan, Alabama 36303

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