Jebora “Jebbie” Redden, 60, of Gypsum, Kansas, passed away Sunday,
September 30th at home with her husband by her side.
She was born in Concordia, Kansas on March 29, 1958, a daughter of the
late Betty Mae (Garst) and John Louis Perret.
After working as a EKG Technician at Asbury Hospital Intensive Care
Unit, she thoroughly enjoyed caring for and raising her sons full-
time, and watching her grandchildren.
Jebbie spent her entire life teaching about Jesus and caring for
others. From nursery volunteer (her favorite) to teaching sunday
school classes of all ages, coordinating vacation bible school, being
a youth group leader, to coordinating a couple’s weekend.
She volunteered as several committee chairs at the Salina Christian
Women’s Club luncheon group and became the council chair. She then
spent time giving her testimony to other clubs throughout central and
eastern Kansas as well as western Missouri.
In her later years she worked as a hospice home heath worker, caring
for families as loved ones traveled the final stages of life.
Survivors include her husband, Marty of the home; sons, Jason Redden
(Cari) of Coffeyville, and Lt. Paramedic Bryon Redden (Janelle) of
McPherson; brothers, Jeff Perret (Jeri) of Colorado Springs, Colorado,
and John Perret (Martha) of Salina; sister, Janelle Sterling of
Salina; and sister in law, Clarice of Concordia.
She is also survived by grandchildren, Matthew and Kenedi Redden of
Coffeyville, and Lucille Redden of McPherson; and many nieces and
She is preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Perret; and a nephew,
Visitation will be 3:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 3rd at
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from
5:00 to 7:00 PM
Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, October 4th at First Covenant
Church, Salina, Kansas with Rev. Doug McHenry officiating.
Burial will follow at Gypsum City Cemetery, Gypsum, Kansas.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Heart of America
Chapter or Kindred Hospice, sent in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral
Home, 500 S. Ohio Street, Salina.
For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit
carlsonfh.net or Facebook.