Rebecca Redman


Rebecca, also known affectionately as “Becky” was born April 18, 1935 to Charles and Marie Barnes in McDonough, Georgia. As a young child her family moved to Columbus, Ohio and became part of a close-knit community called Burnside. Rebecca was a graduate of West High school.

On November 26, 1957 she married her childhood sweetheart Earl Redman with whom she shared 51 wonderful years of marriage. Their union was filled with love, full of fun, and many adventures. From this union was born their only child Kevin D. Redman.

Becky was a hard worker and had a zeal for life. She retired from the State of Ohio, Department of Liquor Control. As a faithful member of Refuge Baptist Church, she participated in the choir, and volunteered for various events and activities. While being a wonderful Mom, wife, and grandmother, and dedicated employee; she found time to enjoy life. She was part of a bowling league, played in an occasional tennis match, loved to travel, and spend time with family and friends. She was always ready for a shopping trip to ensure she looked good for every occasion.

On Wednesday, December 29,2021 she went to eternal rest with the Lord; for a grand reunion with those left before her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl D. Redman; grandmother, Emma “Mo” Sparks; her parents, Charles and Marie Barnes; siblings, Ruby L. Jackson, Julia Redman, Elizabeth Zeigler, James Barnes Sr, and Lamar Barnes; special niece, Doris Donald; and her great friends, Joyce Clark, Myrna Johnson, and Nancy Wilson.

Becky leaves to cherish her memory and ensure her legacy lives on is son, Kevin D. Redman; granddaughter, Tiffany (Willie) R. Malone of Columbus; great-granddaughter, Aniah F. Harper-Sherrod; sisters Emma Jones, Jane Anthony, and Christine Hampton; special granddaughter, Yakira (Terrance) C. Tumbay; special nephew Terry Jewell; and her great friends Louise White and Lenora Knowles, a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Refuge Baptist Church, 400 N 20th Street.

Interment at Sunset Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. The Rodgers (Cincinnati, OH)

    Tiffany and family,
    We send our most sincere condolences for the loss of your grandmother. We know she meant so much to you and was a true blessing to your family. She will be missed. Praying that you all find peace during this time.

    You should be so proud of all that you were to her and others in this challenging season. Continue to be strong and walk in your purpose. I’m here for you friend and love you dearly.

  2. Our sincere and loving condolence and sympathy is extended to the family of Sister Rebecca Redman. We are so thankful for her services to God, family, and the Refuge Missionary Baptist Church, ( Deacon Robert Cole and Sister Jewell Cole)

  3. RIP Aunt Becky! John Mason and family!

  4. The Stringer Family

    Extending our deepest sympathy to you during this time. No amount of words can express the pain that you are going through. I’m sending you and your family my love and prayers and hope you are able to find strength during this dark time.

  5. On behalf of the Jennings family from Burnside, I would like to offer our sympathy in the loss of Becky. As a teenager I always admired the way she dressed and she was always so sweet and kind to everyone. Upon my graduation from high school she bought me one of the most fashionable and in style outfits that I ever had at the time. I wore it until it was threadbare. Skippy our family offers our loving condolences to the family.

  6. Lynda Seagraves-Browning

    The Seagraves and Browning family’s send our sincere condolences and will continue to keep everyone is our thoughts and prayers.

    May the love of all around you give your strength and peace at this time of loss.

    Rest in heavenly peace cousin Becky

  7. Diane and Sonny Mccall

    Diane and Sonny Mccall
    We are so sorry for your loss
    May God give you and your comfort and peace
    GOD WILL KEEP HIS LOVING ARMS around you and your family

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