Obituary of Ida McReynolds

Ida Luella McReynolds, age 80, a longtime resident of Weir, Kansas, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022.  She was born September 9, 1941, in Radley, Kansas, the daughter of Alonzo Mayberry and Ida Irena McVey Mayberry.  Ida married Melvin Eugene McReynolds, on November 16, 1957, at Miami, Oklahoma.  He preceded her in death on January 26, 2008.  Ida had worked as a housekeeper at area nursing homes, hospitals and private homes.  She enjoyed spending time with her family.


Survivors include two sons, Chet McReynolds (Jill), of Beverly Hills, Florida and Herb McReynolds (Karen), of Weir, Kansas and a daughter, Jewel McReynolds of Overland Park, Kansas. and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are three sisters, Lori Marconi and Rita Woods, both of Pittsburg, Kansas and Diana Lynn Meyers, of Carl Junction, Missouri and a brother, Wilburn “Bud” Mayberry, of Pittsburg, Kansas.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Melvin McReynolds and Jack McReynolds, a daughter, Linda McReynolds, a sister, Barbara Geier and a brother, James Mayberry.


Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, May 27th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Marmaton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Memorials a suggested to a charity of the donors choice.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at


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