Lenora Grace Ryland Reid

Lenora Grace Ryland Reid, age 81, a longtime resident of Mobile, passed away June 16, 2020. She is preceded in death by her father, Dallas Rex Ryland, mother, Myrtle Pridgen Roney, stepfather, Joe Roney, brothers, Rex Ryland, Jr. and Michael Ryland, and father of her children, Thomas Dwight Reid. She is survived by her sisters, Ginger Roney Stephens and JoEllen Roney Boone (Jim), her children, Thomas Dwight Reid, Jr. (Damon), Sandra Reid Richards and Michael Fayette Reid (Laura), grandchildren, Chelsea Lenora Maddox (Jason), Thomas Allen Reid and Caroline Grace Reid, great granddaughter, Savannah Ann Maddox, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends. Grace was born in Samson, AL. She was a member of Spring Hill Presbyterian Church. She captivated everyone she met through her charm and laughter and forged strong relationships with her family and friends. Some of her fondest stories centered on growing up in Geneva, AL. Thanksgiving at the family farm was always the highlight of her year, She would retell stories that brought her family closer together. Grace will never be lost to us because she left so much of herself with all of us who loved her. A private memorial service will be held to honor her memory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made for Enterprise State Community College scholarships, payable to “GHS Class of 1957”, c/o Ruth McDuffie, 910 S Ward Street, Geneva, AL 36340.

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