Thelma Irene Redden


Thelma Irene Redden died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Eastwood Manor Nursing Center in Commerce. She was 89.

Mrs. Redden was born Sept. 12, 1919, to Elton and Deliah (Guinn) Stanislaus. She formerly lived in Picher.

She was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Picher and was known as a “street poet.” She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Redden; her parents, and one brother, Ronald Stanislaus.

Survivors include two nieces.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. Burial will be in Bluejacket Cemetery.