In Memory

Syma Reynolds (Greene)

Syma Jo Reynolds was an english teacher in 1967,.

Syma Jo Reynolds Greene peacefully joined her late husband, Senator Leroy F. Greene December 2, 2012.  Born in Bremerton, Washington March 4, 1944 to the late Jahu Barnard Reynolds and Olga Christine Swanson.  Syma earned her BA in English Literature at University of Puget Sound, Washington.  Her love for education lead her to a career as an advocate for school facilities in her firm Reynolds and Associates in Sacramento.  In advocating for the needs for her client school districts throughtout California she met and later married Senator Green who eventually joined her at the helm of their firm Leroy Green and Associates, Inc.,  As a joint effort in thier lifelong dedication to benefit  California Schools.  Syma was an avid reader of the classics to poetry, the newspaper and everything in-between.  "The feel of a good book or theSacramento Bee in one's hands shall never be surpassed by the new devices."  She adored her grandchildren and her long-time sister friends Syma is survived by her son, Erick Wilson Hasseltine of Tennessee, daughter Sallie Renee Haseltine of Santa Rosa, CA, and chosen daughter Kimberly Flener (and her husband Huck) of Chico, CA; grandchildren, Kate and Austin Hasseltine, and chosen grandchildren Alex Apilodo, Arianna Apilado, and Jacob Flener; and great grandchild Adrian Alexander Apilado.  Syma is also survived by her sister Sallie Christine Reynolds and nephew Samuel Adatto of Washington, sister-in-law Doris Greene of Baltimore, MD and many cousins.  She leaves numerous lifelong friends who will keep her forever in their hearts.  A memorial to celebrate the life of Syma Reynolds Greene was held January 8, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Lind Brothers Mortuary located at 4221 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA.