Iva Reynolds

Iva Christeen Reynolds

Iva Christeen (Godbey) Reynolds, 84, Attica, passed away at her home in Attica, on Monday, December 31, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. following a brief illness.

Christeen was born in Bethelridge, Ky. on March 17, 1928. She was the daughter of the late Orval Preston Godbey and was raised by the late Alvin Godbey and Rosa Bell (Warren) Godbey. She was raised and educated in Lafayette and has resided in Attica since 1974.

Christeen owned and operated Chris's Plus Size Dress Shop in Attica for several years.

She was a member of the Christ Church in Lafayette.

On July 12, 1944, Christeen married Albert Francis Reynolds in Attica. He preceded her in death on October 10, 1989.

Christeen leaves behind a son, Jerry L. Reynolds, Lafayette; two daughters, Carolyn Farrell, Remington and Frances Eileen Wilkie, of Lexington, N.C.; two sisters, Judy Wheat and Ruth (Loren) Keown, both of Lafayette; two brothers, Gene (Norine) Godbey, Attica and Johnny (Juanita) Godbey, Missouri; seven grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Herbert, Ralph and Chester Godbey along with two sisters, Eveline Edwards and Marge Weber.

Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Wednesday, January 2nd from 5 to 8 p.m. Services will be held on Thursday, January 3rd, at 11 a.m.; Pastor Ronald R. Minor officiating.

Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Attica.

Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 31, 2012 to Jan. 1, 2013