Karen Elaine Reddish

Sept. 24, 1951-Feb. 11, 2021


Karen Elaine Reddish, 69 of Russellville passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Sept. 24, 1951, at Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Vertis and Beatrice (Bradshaw) Wilson. She first married Robert Jones. He survives. She then married Donald “Donnie Bill” Reddish on March 9, 1984, at Crawfordsville. He preceded her in death Oct. 2, 2019.

Karen began her working career at Coast to Coast and then R.R. Donnelley’s until she retired. She was a member of the Russellville Community Christian Church. She enjoyed bowling, casinos, square dancing, softball, going on vacations and cruises with her family, flowers and her birds. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, and always tried to include them on her vacations.

She is survived by her children, Nancy (Gregory) West, Lynn (Scott) Davidson, Bob Jones (Stephanie St. Clair), Mike Jones (Hope Record); step-children, Cynthia Kelsey and Mary (Richard) Watt; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donald; sister Sharon Wilson; aunt Shirley; uncle Teryl Conkright; step-daughter Diana Brewer; and great-grandson Devin Spencer.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home, 301 E. Green St., Waveland. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. We ask that all in attendance kindly wear a mask and maintain social distancing.

You are invited to visit www.machledtservies.com where you may leave an online condolence for the family.


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