Glenda Ann Petty Reding, 76, of Tillar, passed away January 5, 2021 at her home.
She was born July 22, 1944 in Star City to the late William and Edith Day Petty.
Mrs. Reding was a beloved wife of 58 years, a mother, and grandmother.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dumas where she had taught children’s Sunday school for several years. She was very active in the church and always willing to help whenever needed. She retired from the State of Arkansas as secretary of personnel at the Arkansas Department of Correction Cummins Unit and secretary at Riverside Vocational at Varner. She also served as a teacher aide and member of Sulphur Rock School Board and the former mayor of Sulphur Rock.
She was a member of several clubs in Dumas including the Dumas Business Women, Jefferson Friends Club, and Bunko Club.
Survivors are her husband, Henry Reding of Tillar; one son, Dr. Keith (Cindy) Reding of St. Louis, Missouri; a daughter, Kim (Keith) Bradshaw of Hot Springs; two brothers, Bill (Sandra) Petty of Dumas and Larry (Sandra) Petty of McGehee; a sister, Jean Palsa of Tillar; and three grandchildren, India (Nick) Gebel, Jacob Bradshaw and Kristi Bradshaw.
Graveside services will be held Friday, January 8 at 3 p.m. at Jefferson Cemetery with Rev. Dubs Byers and Rev. Reuel Cruce officiating.
Memorials may be made to donor’s choice of charity.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.