Delove Redd, Jr.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Delove Redd, Jr., 69, of Blytheville passed away at his home on June 14, 2020. He was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Marks, Miss., and was the son of Delove and Pankie Newmy Redd. Delove worked at the Blytheville School District for 28 years in the Maintenance Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, James Watson, Jr., Worn Lee Watson, Tommy Watson and Wendel Lark; and one sister, Martha Mae Newmy.

Delove leaves to cherish his memories his son, Delove (Tametha) Redd, III of Gosnell; two stepsons, Byron (Jackie) Washington of Blytheville and Michael (Katy) Washington of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, Gene Lark of Chicago, Ill., and Ulysses (Jackie) Redd of Dallas, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 27, at 11 a.m. at St. James Words of Faith Ministry, 300 North Ruddle Road. Bishop Theodis Rucker is the pastor and will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Gardens Cemetery.

In accordance with the State of Arkansas COVID-19 guidelines, the practice of social distancing of six feet will be observed. Face masks are required to be worn by all family and friends attending funeral service.

McDonald-Horne Funeral Home is in charge of services and arrangements.