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Linda C. Redd, 73, Tipton, died at her residence at 3 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.
She was born to Carlos and Charlotte (Wicker) Bright in Anderson on Nov. 10, 1944, and had lived in Anderson for 37 years. Linda married Edward Redd on Jan. 11, 1963, and he survives.
She had worked in the Anderson Schools as a cafeteria cook. Linda was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tipton and the Dorcas Circle there where she made quilts as well as belonging to Ladies Aide. She was a member of the sewing club "Twisted Sisters." Linda enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting and gardening and she loved animals.
Survivors besides her husband, Edward, include two children, Elizabeth A. Huff and Alexander E. Redd and wife Tracey, all of Tipton; 10 grandchildren, Kathleen, Alexander Jr. and Lucy Redd, Charlotte and Candra Huff, D.J. Smith, Tia Trost, Carly Ortiz, Edward Redd and Curtis Redd Jr.; seven great-grandchildren; and one daughter-in-law, Terry Redd, Texas.
She was preceded in death by one son, Curtis E. Redd; and one sister, Karen Bright.
Funeral services for Linda will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1385 S. Main St., Tipton, with the Rev. Dr. Robb Roloff presiding. Burial will follow in the Knights of Pythias, IOOF Cemetery in Frankton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Young-Nichols Funeral Home and on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions in Linda's memory may be made to either Dorcas Circle or the food pantry, both at Emanuel Lutheran Church.
Published on January 4, 2018
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