Mrs. Lucie Pauline "Polly" Reins, 79

Lucie Pauline “Polly” Reins, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on May 14, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. Rev. Scott Hearn will be officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the reception hall.

Polly was born on January 17, 1938 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Jack and Lucie (Bailey) Pickren. Polly was a teacher for 28 years and taught the gifted program. She retired from the Hall County School system. She had 3 Master’s Degrees in Elementary Education. Polly loved everything outside, especially gardening. She was a charter member of Fleur-de-lis Garden Club, Camp Fire Girl leader, an Alumni from Phi Mu, and a Master Gardener. Polly volunteered with the Northeast Georgia History Center, Hall County Extension Office and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by her special nephew James T. Pickren. Polly is survived by her husband Thomas Reins, Sr.; daughter Jeannine Reins; son Thomas Reins, Jr.; loving daughter-in-law Doris S. Reins; brothers James H. Pickren and Charles E. and Julie Pickren; grandsons Bailey S. Reins and Turner C. Reins; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society, 2565 Thompson Bridge Road #114, Gainesville, Georgia 30501, or to Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30501.

Online condolences can be made at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, Georgia 30501. 770-297-6200

Condolences 13
Keith & Amy Brady 2018-05-15 08:49:59
Tom & Doris, We are sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Just wanted you all to know that we are thinking of you and praying for your family. God Bless each of you. Keith & Amy
Linda Kinsey 2018-05-15 09:41:58
I just wanted to give my condolences to the family and let you know that you are in my prayers. I hope and prayer that your healing time will not be so long in coming.
Judy Tilford 2018-05-15 10:15:30
Polly was such a great friend to UGA Extension and to me. She will be missed. Tom, we're thinking of you and your family. If there is anything we can do, please don't hesitate to call. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Wanda Cannon 2018-05-15 13:40:22
I am heartbroken but I feel so blessed to have known one beautiful lady, inside and out! Polly was a unique, wonderfully loving, gifted, caring woman. I am blessed to call her my friend and gardening sister. She taught me a lot about love, family, and most of all her knowledge of the gardening world!I will miss her terribly! Heaven has gained one sweet angel!!!!
Sonya Thompson 2018-05-15 21:22:35
I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss. I pray that God will grant you and your family the strength. Ms Reins was a wonderful woman with a heart of gold, I am so thankful that I was had the chance to know her. My most sincere condolences.
John Bottomley 2018-05-16 09:07:52
The world has become just a little less with the passing of Polly, the world needs more such truly kind, gentle people. We are all blessed to have known her, had her in our lives and I know that I have been so.
David Smith 2018-05-16 10:17:20
Tom, deepest sympathy in the loss of Polly.
Walter L. Smith 2018-05-16 16:44:27
Tom, I was sorry to hear of Polly's passing. She was always kind and gracious whenever I saw her. My prayers are for God's comfort for you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless.
Sandy Briggs 2018-05-17 23:03:03
Tom and family -- - I, too, am thinking of you at this time and have before Polly's death. I hope y'all's many friends will be there for you and I'm sure they will and will surround you with their love. Hugs, Sandy
Carolyn Rouse 2018-05-18 10:46:53
Tom and family, so sorry to hear of Polly’s passing. Awways enjoyed teaching with her at Sardis. She always was happy and we all enjoyed having her humor and laughter added to our lunch group after retirement.
Bill & Alicia Morris 2018-05-20 13:52:41
Tom, we are so sadden to read of Polly’s passing. I know she will be greatly missed by you and your family. Just want you to know we are here if you need anything and we would love to save you a place at our table anytime, any meal. We are praying for you.
Julie and Tony Walker 2018-05-21 07:33:11
Tom, may you find comfort and peace in the memories you and Polly shared. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.
Tony Walker 2018-05-21 07:55:11
Tom, Julie and I want to express our condolences in the loss of Polly. I know you will be comforted by the knowledge of a life well lived, and that now she is at peace. God Bless.
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