Ethell “Grannie Mac” Redman

Ethell Redman, 96, of Olathe, Kansas, died August 31, 2011 passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Ethell was born November 13, 1914 in Harrison County, Cyntheanna, Kentucky. She was the daughter, and the last of ten children born to Wortley H. and Una Mae Wiglesworth Coleman. She worked in an airplane factory during WW II and trained as a carpenter in her late 50’s. Whatever it took to provide for her two daughters, she would do! Ethell’s passion was dancing and her hats were what she was known for.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley Gist and Teri Carmody, grandchildren Tony Gist, Johnnalee Davis, Robin Gist, Marty Gist, Brent Meadows, Michelle Wilson, Amy Mann and Matt Robertson and great-grandchildren Emily Gist, Jennifer Gist, Alaina Jackson, Brent Meadows II, Brandon Meadows, Chance McJilton, Christian Mann, Ethan Mann, Uriah Mann and Seth Wilson.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm,  Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the First Christian Church, 200 E. Loula, Olathe, Kansas.

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