Betty Ann "Lorene" Reynolds Pool, a resident of New Boston, Texas, was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Sandtown, Ark., the daughter of the late Earl and Nettie Reynolds. She died Nov. 25, 2008, in Texarkana, Texas.
She was a homemaker and of the Free Will Baptist faith.
Survivors include: four daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Alvin Parr of New Boston, Texas, Janet and Roger Arvin of Foreman, Ark., Kay and Orville Smith of Maud, Texas, Barbara and Charles Swopes of Texarkana, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, James and Susan Pool of Richardson, Texas; eight grandchildren, Jason Parr and wife Susan of Germany, Julie Parr of Texarkana, Texas, Karen Vearrier and husband Larry of Fort Smith, Ark., Douglas Arvin of Foreman, Jeremy Smith and wife Gail of Texarkana, Texas, Mary Ann Pool and Alan Pool both of Richardson, Texas, Kaylin Swopes of Texarkana, Texas; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Boyd Reynolds of Batesville, Ark., Gene Reynolds of Texarkana, Texas, and Henry Reynolds of McLeod, Texas; two sisters, Murle Thompson of Cave City, Ark., and Carolyn Reynolds of Sandtown, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, James T. Pool; one daughter, Anna Mae Pool; four brothers, William Reynolds, Jurle Reynolds, Steve Reynolds and Tex Reynolds all of Sandtown, Ark.; and one sister, Wanda Smith of Poughkeepsie, Ark.
A private graveside service was held Nov. 28 in the Lee's Chapel Cemetery located at Sandtown, with Bro. J.W. Roach officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.