P. Christena (Baxter) Reynolds

Born: Fri., Jan. 17, 1958
Died: Wed., Mar. 17, 2021


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 21, 0202
Location: Pittsfield Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 22, 2021
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

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Patricia Christena Reynolds, age 63, of Rushville, IL passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at her home. She was born on January 17, 1958 in Pittsfield, IL to Jacob and Patricia Hull Baxter. Chris married Roger Lee Wyatt I and he preceded her in death in October 1977; she married Husted Reynolds on May 31, 2008 in Pittsfield, IL and he survives.

She attended New Salem and Pittsfield schools. In earlier years, she was employed at the Work Activity Center. She always enjoyed babysitting and continued that throughout her life. Chris was proud to be a Christian woman and enjoyed attending church at both Jacksonville Church of Christ and The Crossing. She loved her title as ‘Momma’ and ‘Grandma Chris’. Her family was very important to her and she enjoyed family gatherings and spending time with her kids and grandkids. Even though Chris was very opinionated and was ‘always right’, she was always ready to learn something new. She loved fishing, enjoyed knitting, crocheting, various arts and crafts and enjoyed watching the birds and spending time outdoors. Chris was an animal lover leaving behind her three Chihuahuas.

Chris is survived by her husband, Hugh; son, Tracy (Cristy) Wyatt of Pittsfield, IL; daughter, Tara Brown of Harrison, AR; grandchildren, Tamara Martin, Tanya Wyatt, Roger Wyatt II and Cassandra Wyatt; great grandchildren, Kole Martin and Ryan Martin; brother, Donald (Anna) Baxter of Sullivan, IL; sisters, Brenda (Robert) Adams of Pittsfield, IL and Gloria (Les) Castleberry of New Salem, IL and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Patricia Baxter; first husband, Roger Lee Wyatt I; sister, Sharon in infancy; sister, Sherrill Brown; and brother, Earl Baxter.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield with interment following at Dorsey Cemetery in Perry. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Niebur Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in P. Christena's memory to the following organization:

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   Posted Thu March 18, 2021
Love. Faith, Funny and so so Beautiful inside and out. You’ll be missed Chrissy.

Sue Lawber
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
I just want the family to know that she is going to be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the the family. If any of you need anything just let me know.

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