Lois Wyckoff Reynolds, 91, King City, MO passed away Sunday, December 24, 2023.

Lois was born in Caldwell County, Missouri on September 14, 1932, to Chester and Helen (Barnes) Wyckoff. She was a graduate of Maysville high School and Gards Business School. Her early career started at Wyeth Hardware and Morris Plan in St. Joseph. In the winter of 1952, Lois met her husband, Gerald Reynolds at a dance in King City. They were married in August 1953 and continued to dance their way through 70 years of marriage.

The couple moved to King City in 1959 where they farmed and Lois worked for the local veterinarian, Dr. Minnis and then Dr. J.A. Breckenridge and Vic Walker until 1965 when she took a position as secretary to the high school Principal and continued there until her retirement in 1996.

After retirement Lois stayed busy as president of the King City Senior Center, Secretary of the Tri-County Alternative Energy Education and Visitor’s Center, a committee member for the Tri-County Historical Society, NW Educational Secretaries and State member and a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution along with being a long standing member of Grand River Muzzleloaders and the King City Hammer Memorial United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, David, George, Eileen, Roy, Carolyn, Frank, Keith, John and Alvin Lee and a son-in-law, Danny Barber.

Lois is survived by her husband, Gerald; daughters, Terry (Craig) DeBord, Becky (Terry) Grable, Julie Barber and son, Garry (Lou Piper) Reynolds; grandchildren, Brandy (Toby) Graham, Hillary (Lee) Worley, Travis (Amber) DeBord, Misty MacLeod (Ryan Lillard), Jeremy Grable, Tyson (Alanda) Rathfon, and Danay (Scott) Majors along with 12 great grandchildren and her first great-great grandchild due in February. She is also survived by sisters, Marie Daniels and Mary (Duane) Hankins; brother, Everett (Linda) Wyckoff and numerous nieces and nephews.

We are so blessed to have had her in our lives for so many years and will cherish the memories and fun we have had along the way. And as for all of the KCHS alumni, you were her kids then and now and continued asking some of you “Where’s your hall pass?”.

Lois has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, King City, MO.

The family will hold a Celebration of Life from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 30 at the Hammer Memorial United Methodist Church, King City, MO. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hammer Memorial United Methodist Church; King City Senior Center, and/or the Tri-County Alternative Energy and Visitors Center in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 153, King City, MO 64463. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com.