Betty Reynolds Acton

January 6, 1936 – November 5, 2018

Betty Reynolds Acton

            Betty Reynolds Acton, daughter of the late Cletus Denkins and Julia Menley Denkins was born on January 6, 1936 in Essex, Missouri and departed this life on November 5, 2018 at the Dexter Living Center in Dexter, Missouri at the age of 82 years.

Betty owned and operated Betty’s TV and Radio Repair.  She was a member of the Southwest Church of Nazarene in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter.

On January 6, 1956 she was united in marriage to E. J. Reynolds and to that union three sons were born. Mr. Reynolds preceded her in death on December 15, 1985.  On June 15, 1996 she was then united in marriage to Dewayne Berl Acton.  Mr. Acton preceded her in death on December 17, 2003.

Survivors include: two sons, Don Reynolds (Theresa) of Dexter and Rick Reynolds of Bloomfield; one daughter-in-law, Ruth Reynolds of Dexter; three brothers, Bill Denkins of Puxico, Ted Denkins of Dexter and David Denkins of Bloomfield; by seven grandchildren, Dawson Reynolds, Dakota Reynolds, Matthew Reynolds (Amanda), Major Will Reynolds (Nikki), Amanda Cochnan, Jennifer Watson and Josh Reynolds; ten great-grandchildren, Josh Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds, McKenzie Harper Reynolds, Joanna Shelby Reynolds, Levi Cochran, Kira Cochran, Payton Cochran, Americus Watson, Joslyn Watson and Lance Watson.

Besides her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Reynolds; two sisters, Shirley Jeter and Wilena Tompkins.

Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel on Thursday, November 8, 2018 with Rev. Dwight Hensley officiating.  Interment will follow in the South Pleasant Valley Cemetery (Triplett).