Goddard – McLeighton Funeral Home PO Box 188 Reynolds, GA 31076 478-862-3256
Funeral services for Louise O. Dykes, 86, of Reynolds, will be held on Saturday at 3:00 pm at Reynolds United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mrs. Dykes passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Upson Regional Medical Center. She was Valedictorian in the 1940 graduating class at Reynolds High School. In 1943 she received a BA degree in Mathematics from GSWC (Valdosta State). She was a member of the Reynolds United Methodist Church since 1939 and served on the administrative council for seven years. She was employed by TVA in North Carolina and later retired from Robins Air Force Base after thirty five years of service and was a former partner in Dykes Farms. Mrs. Dykes was preceded in death by her husband of fifty three years, James A. Dykes, son, Charles L. Dykes and grandson, Travis Dykes.
Survivors include two sons, Andy D. Dykes and Jack E. Dykes of Reynolds, step-son, Bobby L. Dykes of McDonough; brother, Otis H. Ogburn of Desoto, TX; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday evening, July 2nd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Children’s Home, PO Box 2525, Macon, GA 31203 or your favorite charity.