Rachel Lee Ward Reynolds, 88, remembered as a bright light to many people

Rachel Lee Ward Reynolds

WILMINGTON — Rachel Lee Ward Reynolds, 88, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.

She was born June 6, 1932, to the late Major Ward and Velma Pierce Ward.

Rachel loved God, church and her fellow church members. She also loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Rachel was a bright light to many people and will be missed dearly.

Rachel is survived by her husband, Floyd Osborne; daughter, Faye Morgan, and her husband, Dwight; grandchildren, Donna Kay Cain, and her husband, Bobby, and Elbert Eugene Morgan; great-grandchildren, Alicia Gore, and her husband, Oscar, Ray Kinser, and his wife, Sam, Samantha Lynn Williams, and her husband, Corey, and Elbert Morgan Jr.; great-great-grandchildren, Makayla Dawn Gore, Austin Gore, Jaxxson Williams, Pyper Williams and Tierney Kinser; stepsons, Robert Osborne, and his fiancé, Rene, and Russell E. Osborne; stepdaughters, Pamela Kay Osborne and Sebrina L. Vinson, and her husband, Dean; and 20 step-grandchildren and 22 step-great-grandchildren.

Rachel was preceded in death by her first husband, Donnie Ethell Reynolds; sisters, Daisy Frances Skipper, Carrie Lee Sellers, Ruby Lee Canady and Lela Mae Porter; brothers, Grady Kelly Ward, Charlie Ward and Major Paul Ward Sr.; and stepdaughter, Patricia L. Derr.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wilmington, with Pastor Dr. Marty Campo officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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