Mattie Lee (Copeland) Redden


Mrs. Mattie Lee (Copeland) Redden, 82, of Benton, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton.

Born Monday, February 15, 1937 in Oak Level, she was the daughter of the late Joe Hollie Copeland and the late Eva Lena (Roberts) Copeland. She retired from Fisher Price Toys/Mattel, later working in the Benton Walmart bakery making donuts. She was of the Christian Faith.

Surviving are sons, Bobby Dale Redden, wife Peggy of Gilbertsville, Douglas Redden, wife Crystal of Benton and Jeffrey Scott Redden of Benton; brother, James "Dink" Copeland of Symsonia; sister, Techie Copeland of Puryear, Tennessee; grandchildren, Christy Redden Mann, husband Joe of Logan County, Courtney Gilliam of Benton, Austin Redden of Benton, Christian Redden of Benton, Braylon Redden of Benton, Karlie Redden also of Benton; great grandchildren, Joseph Mann, Jr. and Dale Mann both of Logan County.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 32 years, James Edward "Jimmy" Redden; a brother, Jack Copeland; three sisters, Wilma Wadkins, Dean Haymes and Susie Smith.

Funeral services were held Sunday, August 18, 2019 in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton. Interment followed the service in the Haltom Cemetery, Benton.