Vance Reynolds dead at age 72 in Oklahoma
YUKON, Oklahoma-Graveside services will be held
tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 22) in Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada, Oklahoma for
Vance Reynolds, a former resident of Downey for 35 years and a former Downey
He was 72, born Oct. 7, 1925 near Enid,
Mississippi, and died Tuesday, Aug. 18 in Oklahoma City.
He moved from Downey to Yukon, Oklahoma 10
years ago. He worked as a Territorial Alaska Highway Patrolman for five years
before coming to Downey.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints, the Oklahoma City 5th Ward, chapter 157 of the Royal Arch
Masons of Downey, and was a Shriner and a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War
He received a B.S. in public health from the
University of Oklahoma in 1950.
Survivors include his sister, Eva Joan Summers
of Anchorage, Alaska; nephews Larry Summer of Yukon, and Martin Summers of
Houston, Alaska; a niece, Vanessa Summers of Anchorage, Alaska; great-nieces
Caylor Summers of Yukon, Candice and Jessica Summers of Anchorage; and
great-nephew Martin Summers of Anchorage.
Arrangements are by the Smith & Turner Mortuary
of Yukon, Oklahoma.
1998 Downey Eagle, Downey, CA