Birdie Redd was born June 30, 1948 in Turrell to the late George Jackson and the late Odelia Ware Jackson. She did clerical work for Systex and was a member of Mt. Moriah M.B. Church in Blytheville. Mrs. Redd passed away March 5, 2021, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 72. She was preceded in death by her father, George Jackson; mother, Odelia Jackson; husband, Rev. C.L. Redd; 13 brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by one son, Joe Jackson (Mary) of Blytheville; three daughters, Angela Redd (Tony Washington) and Cher (Curtis) Williams, both of Blytheville, and Adrienne Redd of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five brothers, Oliver Jackson (Cheryl) of Waterloo, Iowa, Moses Jackson (Carolyn) of Joiner, Romie Jackson (Mae) of Chelford, Charles Jackson (Voletta) and George Jackson (Sherita), both of Los Angeles, Ark.; two sisters, Odelia Gooden of Joiner and Joshular Jackson of West Memphis; 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 12, from 5-7 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville. The funeral will be held Saturday, March 13, at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem M.B. Church in Osceola with Pastor Wintrell Pittman officiating. The burial will take place at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola. Services are provided by Wilson Funeral Home Blytheville.