Originally created 10/17/00

Mrs. Violet Redfern



Mrs. Violet Redlund Redfern, 46, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, with the Rev. James Bland officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Redfern, a native of Portsmouth, Va., was a homemaker and a member of Silvercrest Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, John Robert Redfern; four daughters, Sherry Shipman, Mary Redfern and Stephanie Sligar, all of Hephzibah, and Katina Denton, Augusta; her mother, Mary McGuire Redlund, Hephzibah; a brother, Edward A. Redlund, Martinez; three sisters, Alberta Baker, Evans, Elizabeth Norris, North Augusta, and Margaret Hazel, Charleston, S.C.; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Dargin, Michael Redlund, Chris Roberta, Dean Redfern, John Sligar and Keith Wells.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 17, 2000