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Princess Reynolds

July 27, 1922 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 97)


Princess Delores Senior, the only child of Willie and Zelpha Robinson Senior, was born on July 27, 1922 in Phenix City, Alabama. At an early age she joined Wesley Chapel later renamed Nichols Chapel A.M.E. She attended elementary and high school in Phenix City, Alabama. Princess graduated from Tuskegee Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics on August 13, 1943.

After graduation she moved to Portland, Oregon where she worked in the shipyards. There she met Thomas R. Reynolds from Arkansas. They married in 1946 and from that union they were blessed with four children. She was married to Thomas Reynolds until his death in 2011.

Princess Reynolds joined Allen Temple C.M.E. Church in its early years. She served on the Board of Christian Education and was very active in C.Y.F. She was a hard worker for the annual Mammoth Tea. She served on the Senior Stewardess Board for many years and become the President of the Stewardess Board No 1.

When her children came up in age, she went to work for Multnomah County and the State of Oregon where she was employed as a Home Economist and worked with women, infants and children. Mrs. Reynolds was very active with the P.T.A. She served as a leader of Brownie and Girl Scout troops. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

She is survived by her family, four children, Thomas R. Reynolds Jr. (Lorinda) Portland, Oregon, Deborah Reynolds Huntsville, Alabama, Pamela Reynolds Portland, Oregon, Robert Reynolds (Olivia) Portland, Oregon. Nine grandchildren, Deborah D. Reynolds, Steven Reynolds, Laura Reynolds Harden, Isaac Reynolds, Tylor Reynolds, Gabrielle Reynolds, Danielle Reynolds, April McDaniel and Alyssa McDaniel. Four great grandchildren, Justin Reynolds, Deondray Reynolds, Isiah Reynolds, Julian Reynolds and one great grandchild Freya Reynolds also a niece Charlesetta Cobb Marshal and a nephew Kevin Cobb both of
Detroit, Michigan.

She leaves to cherish her memory her family, the church and a host of friends.


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 Service Program


February 17, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Terry Family Funeral Home
2337 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

Funeral Service
February 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Maranatha Church
4222 NE 12th Ave.
Portland, OR 97211

Graveside Service
February 18, 2020

1:00 PM
Willamette National Cemetery
11800 Mt. Scott Blvd
Portland, OR 97086

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