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Ruth M. Redden

BERLIN — Ruth Martin Redden, 90, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Jacksonville, Fla., she was the daughter of the late John C. Martin and Marie Neil Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Herbert Redden in 1988, and by her son, Bruce Edward Redden in 2006. She is survived by her sons, Raymond Scott Redden and his wife, Joan, of Hornstown, Va., Walter Dodd Redden and his fiancée, Diana Cooper, of Bishopville, and a daughter-in-law, Phyllis Redden of Frankford, Del. Also surviving is a brother, John Martin of Jacksonville, Fla, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Mrs. Redden had worked for many years at the Capital Theater in Ocean City, the Shore Drive-in Theater, and Maridel Realty Motel. She was a member, former deacon, former church officer, WOW, and in charge of the church rummage store for many years at the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. The Rev. Alex Ayers officiated. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Berlin. A donation in her memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, Md. 21842.