Fredonia, AL – Mr. James Monroe Redden, 82, of Fredonia passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin, GA. Mr. Redden was born on July 18, 1935 in Blanton, AL, to the late Leonard and Clemmie Redden.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 PM (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley, AL, with the Rev. Phillip Doss officiating. Burial services will follow at Shawmut Cemetery in Valley. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM (EST) until the service hour at the funeral home.
Mr. Redden is survived by his daughter, Deborah Redden Williams of Thomaston, GA; grandsons, Ryan Williams of Chapel Hill, NC, and Jonathan Williams of Atlanta, GA; granddaughters, Lauren Williams of Washington, D.C. and Nicole Williams of Thomaston; brother-in-law, Harold Carter of Fredonia and fiancée, Lelot Hicks; nephews, Hal Carter and his wife, Shannon, and Jeremy Carter and his wife, Shannon, all of Fredonia, and Clyde Crane of Valley; nieces, Betty White and Deana Crane of Valley; and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Dalphner Redden; brother, Paul Crane; sisters, Dorothy Bozeman and Louise Brown; and nephews, Bill Bozeman, Dan Bozeman, and Wayne Crane.
Mr. Redden was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany. In addition, he worked for West Point-Pepperell and Carter’s Construction Company before starting his own business, Redden’s Trucking, which he operated until his retirement. He enjoyed working on his farm, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. Never having met a stranger, he always showed kindness to everyone he met, and will be greatly missed by all.
Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.