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Obituary for Rena Reddish (Adams)

Rena Bell Adams-Reddish, 86, of Jesup, Ga. passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on May 7, 1936 to the late, Henry and Susie Davis-Adams in Broadhurst, Ga. (Wayne County, Ga.) Rena was a member of Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church and was employed with First Baptist Church and did private sitting for different families in the community, but she spent 27 years as a dietician in the Wayne County School System. The rest of Rena's life was spent as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her ability to cook won her many rave reviews with everyone who was lucky enough to have tasted anything that she cooked.

Rena was preceded in death by both parents, Henry and Susie Adams; her husband, Willie Reddish, Jr.; her daughter, Willie Lee "Bonnie" Reddish; her son, Willie Reddish III; her brothers, Pringle Adams, Henry Adams, Jr, Pete Adams, Simon Holmes and a sister, Christine Adams-Foyster.

Those left to cherish her memory: her loving children, Ricky (Sharon) Reddish, Sr., Anthony "Tony" Reddish, Fredrick Reddish, Sr., June "Cookie" Reddish-Atkinson, James Lanier, Jeffrey (Ann) Lanier, and Cynthia (Ray) Kelly, all of Jesup, Ga.; Demetra (Steve) Barner, White Plains, Va.; grandchildren that she raised as her own, Laquita Reddish, Seanquita Reddish and Sandra (Jermaine) Jackson; her brothers, Sam (Juanita) Holmes and Walter Holmes, both of Brunswick, Ga.; a special sister-in-law, Mary (Shelby) Holmes; a god-daughter, Jackie (John) Smith; and a host of other grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her dearly.

A viewing will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 at Royal Funeral Home Chapel, 247 W, Pine Street, Jesup, Ga. 31545 from 5-7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. at Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church, 401 W. Pine Street, Jesup, Ga. 31545. Interment in Sunset Oak Cemetery immediately following services.

*Everyone planning to attend services are asked to wear your masks and observe the social distancing guidelines, as Covid-19 is back on the rise.

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