Judith Mellor Reynolds

Judith Mellor


Judith Mellor Reynolds, 76, of Richmond, VA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, departed this life unexpectedly on Sunday, December 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elizabeth Reynolds, and her sister, Virginia Schurz, all of Richmond.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Michael Lipford, and their children, Aylett, Ellen and Mary Michael and her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and David North of Easton, Maryland. Also by her nephew, Rick Schurz and his family of Richmond and her cousins Jon and Lloyd Reynolds of Pennsylvania.

Judy was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond, Virginia and graduated from the University of Delaware in 1954 with a degree in home economics. She spent her life serving others through her work with seniors and in food management at Roselyn Conference Center in Richmond. Most recently she served as the activities assistant at Spring Arbor Assisted Living. She was dedicated to many causes such as preserving our natural world, historic sites and national parks.

A memorial service will be held at her church, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 12291 River Road, Richmond, VA, 23238, on Saturday, December 15, at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hagley Museum and Library, P.O. Box 3630, Wilmington, DE, 19807 or the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, 490 Westfield Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22901.

Published in The News Journal on Dec. 6, 2012