Rev. Dr. Nimrod Q. Reynolds

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Anniston - Funeral services for Rev. Dr. Nimrod Q. Reynolds, 82, will be on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at noon at 17th Street Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Joseph E. Lowery of Atlanta officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. A wake service will be today, March 17, 2013, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at 17th Street Missionary Church. A Civil Right Commemorative March will be on May 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. beginning at 13th Street and Gurnee (the southeast end of Zinn Park). Rev. Reynolds passed away on May 12, 2013 at Regional Medical Center. Dr. Reynolds was educated by the public school system of Chambers County; Clark College (B.A.); Interdenominational Theological Seminary (M.A.); Wesleyan Theological Seminary (d.Min). Dr. Reynolds also studied at the famed College in Oxford, England. His sixty plus years of ministry includes: Macedonia Baptist Church, Five Points; Migrant Workers in upstate New York; First Baptist Church, Union Springs, (3 years); and Seventeenth Street Baptist Church, Anniston, (48 years). He organized the Calhoun County Improvement Association (SCLC) and later served as the national Secretary of SCLC. He also led the Community Action Agency of Calhoun, Cleburne, and Cherokee Counties. He served as the first black member and president of the Anniston City Board of Education. He was a founding member of COUL (Committee Of Unified Leadership) which helped to end racial tensions in Anniston, Alabama. Survivors include his children, Tammye Quinell Williams, of Anniston and Andre' deKoven Reynolds, of Birmingham; grandsons, Stanley Quintus Williams and Stedman Orr, both of Anniston; great-granddaughter, Na'Shiya Dionne Cunningham, of Anniston; sisters, Maudie Taylor, of Lanett, Barbara Wilson, of Roanoke, Sallie Ruth Mott (Charles), of LaFayette; sisters-in-law, Mary George Smith (J. C.) and Sarah Spence, both of Five Points; a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Shelly G. Reynolds and Bessie Bowen Reynolds; stepmother, Lucinda Zachery, and his wife, Luenell Todd Reynolds. Anniston Funeral Services "Where service begins and never ends." 256-236-0319
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 17, 2013
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