Rev. Lavelle Reynolds


Rev. Lavelle Reynolds, a retired Associate Member, died March 4, 2017, at the age of 102 years old. He was the oldest clergy member of the North Alabama Conference. He is the father of Dr. Hughey Reynolds, senior pastor of Decatur First UMC.

The arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation will be ‪12:30 – 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at Lineville First UMC.
  • A Celebration of Life service will begin ‪at 2 p.m.
  • Burial will be at the Lineville City Cemetery immediately following the service. 

Rev. Reynolds became a licensed local pastor in 1957. He was ordained a Deacon in 1968 and became an Associate Member of the North Alabama Conference in 1978. During his ministry he served dozens of churches including Millerville Circuit; Midway Circuit; Roanoke Circuit; Hackneyville Circuit; Hackneyville; Sunny Level and Five Points UMCs. He retired in 1984, but continued to serve churches in retirement until the late 1990s.

Anyone desiring to make memorial gifts may direct them to Lineville First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 175, Lineville, AL 36266 or to SIFAT attn: Diana at 2944 C. R. 113, Lineville, Al 36266.

Please remember Hughey and family in your prayers.

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