Thelma Jean Redd, 99, of Elida, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016, at Otterbein Cridersville Senior Lifestyle Choices.
She was born July 8, 1917, in Marion Township to Robert and Stella (Truesdale) Jamison. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Lewis Redd on April 27, 1938; he preceded her in death on April 28, 2001.
Survivors include two daughters, Janice (Ron) Binkley of Harrod and Margaret Brenneman of Tampa, FL; two sons, Donald E. (Sue) Redd of Fort Myers, FL. and Byron L. (Karon) Redd of Sidney; 13 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two-great-great-grandchildren and two brothers, Joseph and Edward Jamison.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Rush; three brothers, William, Robert, and James Jamison; one sister, Florence Weaver; a grandchild, a great-grandchild, and a great-great-grandchild.
Thelma was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Elida and a former member of the Epitheam Sisters of Delphos. She was a housewife and retired from Lima Convalescent Home as a nurse’s aide.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. with viewing one hour prior to the service at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church in Elida or Jonny Appleseed Metropolitan Park.