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Eileen Poe Word Reynolds

June 18, 1932 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Eileen Reynolds Obituary

Buckingham- Eileen Word Reynolds, 91 went to be with Lord on Thursday, February 1, 2024.
Born in Lynchburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late Jonah & Flossie Poe. Upon moving
to Richmond in the 1940’s, she embarked on a long career for Safeway Stores & Richmart.
She was a proud member of the United Food & Commercial Workers Union for more than
5 decades.
Upon retiring, she often visited her grandchildren & explored many parts of historic
Richmond with them. In 2001, Eileen would return to her childhood hometown of
Buckingham, Va. She was very active in the community & was a member of Mulberry Grove
Baptist Church in Buckingham. She often visited Florida where her son & grandchildren relocated.
She loved to travel by car, plane & train & make donations to various casinos. She was a
very caring & loving person who would do anything for you. She had a love of music, could
play various instruments & often sang on seniors day at the church.
Eileen was predeceased by her sons Alphonso & Kenneth Word, first husband, Ben Word,
Second husband, Kenneth Reynolds of Buckingham & 7 siblings. She is survived by her son Vernon
(Susan) Word of Wellington, FL, grandchildren Andrea (Austin) Marvin of Jacksonville, FL, Crews
(Monica) Word of Jupiter, FL, Briana (Bryan) Glynn of Lake Clarke Shores, FL; great grandchildren
Ronin Word, Dylan Glynn & Layla Glynn of Palm Beach County and dozens of nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be held at Dunkum Funeral Home in Dillwyn, VA, 16923 Oak St.11:00 – 1:00
on Thursday, February 15 th . Interment at Westhampton Memorial Park in Richmond, VA 10000
Patterson Ave at 2:00 on Friday, February 16 th . In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mulberry
Grove Baptist Church ( in Eileen’s name.

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February 15, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Graveside Service
February 16, 2024

2:00 PM
Westhampton Memorial Park
10000 Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA 23238


Mulberry Grove Baptist Church
1788 Howardsville Road, Buckingham VA 23921


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