Francis Marlene Redding, 85, of Pearland, Texas, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, September 1, 2017. She was born in Start, Louisiana, on May 7, 1932. She married the love of her life, George Boman Redding, in 1951. They lived in Pensacola, Florida, until George finished his time serving in the United States Navy. They then made their home in Corpus Christi, Texas, where they raised their three children, Danny, Brenda, and Tammy. Loving as they were, Marlene and George moved to Pearland in 1994 to spend more time with their children and grandchildren.
Marlene was welcomed to the Kingdom of Heaven by her loving husband, George Boman Redding; father, Walter R. Taylor; mother, Oreta Taylor; and brother, James D. Taylor.
Marlene is survived by her son Danny Redding of Baytown, Texas; daughter Brenda (Lee) Raney of Pearland, Texas; daughter Tammy (Don) Barringer of Pearland,Texas; sister in laws Rosa Lee Corbell, Vera Dee Redding, & Mary Taylor; grandson Will (Lindsay) Redding of Houston, Texas; grandson Kyle (Cassie) Raney of Junction City, Oregon; granddaughter Amanda (Aaron) Fritch of Leandor, Texas; granddaughter Kelli (Mark) Davies of Marblehead, Ohio; step grandchildren Michelle (Mark) Kuhn and Diana (Steven) Lee; 18 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Family, friends, and loved ones are invited to come as you are in casual dress to celebrate the life of Marlene and rejoice in her joining our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Jeter Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas 77546, (281) 992-7200. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 A.M., with Rev. Steve Daily officiating. A private burial ceremony will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family in care of the Redding family at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.