Ruth F. Redman

Brighton | Tuesday, May 26 2015

Ruth F. Redman, 90, died at 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Robings Manor in Brighton, IL. She was born September 24, 1924 in Dexter, MO the daughter of the late Oren and Flossie L. (Bean) Hutchcraft. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Alton and for six years she enjoyed volunteering at St. Anthony’s Hospital in the gift shop. She retired in 1983 after 27 years of service as a data processing clerk with Rexall Drug Company. On November 24, 1943 in Dexter, MO she married James W. Redman and he preceded her in death in 1997. Surviving are one daughter; Patricia A. Cairns (Wayne) of Brighton, two grandchildren; Malinda Strack (Tim) of Wood River, IL and Amanda Gable (Eric) of Medora, IL, three great grandchildren, Josie Strack, Nolan Strack and Jackson Ellis- Gable, two brothers, Robert Hutchcraft (Wanda) of Shawnee, OK, and Wayne Hutchcraft (Connie) of Dexter, MO and one sister, Mary Butler (Bob) of Killeen, TX. and one sister in law, Doris Hutchcraft- Owens of Dexter, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two nieces, Angelic Ruth Butler and Linda Montomery, and two brothers, O.R. “Duke” Hutchcraft and R. Sessel Hutchcraft. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Calvary Baptist Church in Alton with Reverend Andre Dobson to officiate. Visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Rainey Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, MO with Pastor Kenneth Biggs to officiate. Burial will be at Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, MO. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s School in Alton, IL. Additional information and online line guest book may be found at

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