Maupin Funeral Home Obituary, June 24, 2008,
Fulton, Callaway, Missouri

Audrey Lucille Benson Redden, 93, of Fulton, Missouri formerly of Auxvasse, Missouri passed away at Fulton Manor on Monday, June 23, 2008. She was born November 13, 1914 in Mineola, Missouri the daughter of the late Marvin and Annie (Love) Benson. On June 10, 1938 she was united in marriage to Ben E. Redden who preceded her in death on January 15, 1980.

Survivors include one son, Ronnie Redden of Jefferson City, Missouri; one daughter, Patsy Austin and her husband Dwight of Williamsburg, Missouri; four grandchildren, Brady Austin of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, Carey Austin of Fulton, Missouri, John Redden of Basalt, Colorado, and Diana Redden of Columbia, Missouri; three great grandchildren, Natalie, Gwen, and Tyler; one brother, Charles Benson of Fulton, Missouri; several nieces and nephews, including Sandy Gilmore of Broomfield, Colorado and Terry Benson of Holts Summit, Missouri; other relatives and many dear friends. Her parents, husband, three brothers, and one sister preceded her in death.

Audrey first worked at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft as a rivet belter in San Diego, California during WWII, later she worked as a laborer for International Shoe Factory in Fulton. She was a member of the Harrison Club, Rebekah Lodge, and Christian Women's Fellowship at the First Christian Church in Auxvasse. She enjoyed reading, gardening, needlework, crocheting, and loved being with her family.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton, Missouri with Pastor Bruce Williamson officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Interment will be held at Callaway Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Auxvasse.

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