Nelda Yvonne Gentry Redding, 80, of Pearland, TX went to Heaven to be with the Lord on December 13, 2017. She was born March 14, 1937 to J.W. Gentry and Beatrick B. Reese Gentry in Henderson, TX. Nelda was a retired elementary school teacher. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She had a legacy of wisdom, kindness, forgiveness, and gentleness. Her strength and her love of Jesus is a light that will shine in our lives forever.
She is survived by her daughters, Renee Burnett of Friendswood, TX and Sharon Whisman of Pearland, TX; grandsons, Josh Redding of Alvin, TX and Tony Redding of Pearland, TX; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Jackson and Mackenzie Redding. Also two younger sisters, Judy Davis of Austin TX and Bobbygail Lowe of Keller, TX, and three niece’s, Kristie, Susan and Angie; and many other relatives and cherished friends.
Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200 with Pastor Carl Risinger officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at the Houston National Cemetery in Houston, TX.
Condolences may be sent to the Redding family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.