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Julius 'Nelson' Reynolds

Julius 'Nelson' Reynolds[1]

Male 1929 - 2002  (73 years)

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  • Name Julius 'Nelson' Reynolds 
    Born 22 Feb 1929  Callands, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 2002  New Orleans, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7590  My Reynolds Line | Descendants Hugh Pittsylvania Reynolds, Descendants of James Reynolds
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 

    Father Charlie Wade "Challie" Reynolds,   b. 16 Apr 1888, Callands, Pittsylvania, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1958, Danville Memorial Hospital, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Annie Eliza Slaydon,   b. 16 Jan 1891, Sandy River, Pittsylvania, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1984, Danville Memorial Hospital, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1914  Henry Hotel, Martinsville, Virginia U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Facebook Donna Hundley Martin
      Donna Hundley Martin
      January 16, 2015 Atlanta, GA

      Today would have been my Grandma Reynolds' birthday. I have so many fond memories of her. Annie Eliza Slaydon Reynolds was one of the kindest women that I have ever known. When she was around 12 (maybe younger), her mother passed away and she quit school to stay at home to take care of the kids and the house. When her father remarried, her step-mother encouraged her to go back to school. Not sure how many more years of schooling she got. Her home was always open to us. I am sure that we probably drove her a little bit crazy because there were kids everywhere, all the time. I do not remember her ever raising her voice to any of us. Teresa probably could answer that question better since she lived with her. Grandma Reynolds had 9 children. She lost her second-born, Basil in World War II. I often think about what she and Grandpa must have felt like when they got the telegram that their oldest son was dead.

      To know Grandma was to love Grandma. Let's go down memory road: Sandra Reynolds Steve Bonnie Hundley Basil Hundley Andy Hundley Anita Amos Lori Irby Tonya Reynolds Myers Heather Turlington Moses Carl Turlington Jenifer Reynolds (Joey) Tony Coward Spencer Bullington Nancy Hundley Anna Rigney

      Deidre Reynolds Stone The Slaydon's. Grandma spelled it with a "d". Some others spell it with a "t". Uncle Kenneth for one. Cole's middle name is Slaydon and I labored over how to spell it. After talking to Mama (Sandra) and Nancy it was spelled with a "d". Now he tells me he wishes that was his first name. He loves it.

      Sandra Reynolds
      Sandra Reynolds Mother was the best person I have ever known. She always said, "If you can't say something good about someone , don't say anything at all. She followed this rule herself. I was her foot person, I took care of her feet for years and was happy to do it, she appreciated it so much. Glad to do a little something for her after all she did for me. I can remember her reading books to me when I was a little girl, guess that's where I got my love of reading. She never raised her voice to anyone, always so meek, still think of her every day. Wish I had kept all the wonderful informative letters that she wrote me while I lived in Newport News and NY. She wrote to me just about every week. Loved those letters. She told me about Teresa climbing the tree in the front yard in Feb., with only her panties on. It was sleeting out and she wouldn't come down. Mother though it was so funny. Will stop but I could write a book about our sweet grandma Annie.
    Family ID F2623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F3155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F3156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Julius Nelson Reynolds 1962 or 1963
    Julius Nelson Reynolds 1962 or 1963
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    Julius Reynolds
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    Nelson Reynolds
    Nelson Reynolds
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    Documents
    Marriage of Thomas William Reynolds to Judy Ford
    Marriage of Thomas William Reynolds to Judy Ford
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    Histories
    Master Sergeant Julius N Reynolds-Retires after 20 Years
    Master Sergeant Julius N Reynolds-Retires after 20 Years
    The Danville Register
    Jun 4, 1967

  • Notes 
    • Nelson had no children but helped raise eleven. Four from
      his first marriage and seven from his second marriage. He
      retired from the Air Force in 1967 and then worked on the
      same base, doing the same job for another 25 years.
      Mary, Nelson's first wife, had three children when they married. Janice, Buddy (Nelson), and Joe. Their last name was Perry, but they took the Reynolds name until Mary and Nelson divorced. But before that Janice had a child out of wedlock that they raised. Can't remember his name but it was a boy, Mary took him with her when she and Nelson parted ways, He was 8 or 10 years old. Nelson then married Peggy who had 6 children. Turns out he adopted the three youngest. Richard, Tony and Shelby. One of the older ones, Newell ended up moving back in with them until Nelson's death. The other two, Michael and Sharon didn't spend much time with them. Anthony (Tony) married a girl in the military, she had a baby, Phillip and couldn't keep him with her so Tony brought him home to Nelson and Peggy. They raised him and Nelson was absolutely crazy about him. This young man's last name is Reynolds. He went into the Air Force, like his papa. He ended up getting his hand or arm hurt pretty bad in the military. Don't know the details. -Sandra June Reynolds


  • Sources 
    1. [S141] Sandra June Reynolds.