Lorene Redding
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Lorene Redding
  • September 20, 1933 - July 4, 2017
  • Pekin, Illinois

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Lorene Redding, 83, of Pekin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Amy's Country Manor in Pekin. She was born on September 20, 1933 in Paris, Tennessee to Cebrin Alfonso "Fon" and Eva (French) Brasure . She married James L. Morris on September 10, 1949 in Corinth, Mississippi, he preceded her in death on February 12, 1979 in Pekin. She later married James E. Redding on August 25, 1989 in Pekin. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2000 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one son, Lonnie Wayne Morris, one daughter, Patricia A. Morris, three sisters, Grace Turner, Ruby Morrow and Lucille Skaggs, six brothers, Joe, Willard, Ernest, James Edward, Jimmy and Raymond Brasure.
Lorene is survived by two children, R. Michael (Debbie Estes) Morris and Kathie Tarlton both of Pekin; five grandchildren, many great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. She has two siblings surviving, Fon Jr. Brasure of Lakeland, Florida and Kay Jackson of Springfield, Missouri.
She worked several years as a CNA at Pekin Hospital, from which she retired. She was a member of the Community Fellowship General Baptist Church of South Pekin. She loved sewing and crocheting.
Funeral services will be at 10am Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. Pastor Dowice Ashley will officiate. Visitation will be from 5pm until 7pm Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery. Memorials may be made to TAPS. You may create an online condolence at www.davisonfultonwoolsey.com.