Marian Redden Fleming, 81 passed into the everlasting open arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 4, 2013 after a period of declining health.
She was born October 17, 1931 in Hendersonville and was the daughter of the late Arthur J. Redden, Sr. and Lena Ruth Redden.
She graduated from Hendersonville High School class of 1928. While attending high school she met the love of her life Robert L. Fleming, Sr. who precedes her in death.
Mother loved her family and is survived by her brother Arthur Redden, Jr. and sister Betty Pace White; her sons Robert L. Fleming, Jr. and Jeff Fleming; her only daughter Lena Julia Fleming; grandchildren Alex Fleming, John Fleming, and Elizabeth Fleming; special friends Betty Jones and Frankie Trantham with whom she loved to play cards and motherís favorite game ìDeuces Wild.î Mother also had a special cat she adored, Lulu and special friend Christine Reilly who loved to take her to lunch at Hot Dog World.
It is with great love and heavy heart that we all say farewell to our ìMother.î Mother loved her family and she never met a stranger. She was a faithful Christian who trusted in the love of God. She was an avid reader of the Bible and taught Sunday school for many years at the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville. Her daughter Lena would like to thank the Second Floor RNís Terry and Debbie and the Four Seasons Hospice staff.
ìMother is playing bridge with her favorite Aunt Gerty and Grandmother Page. She is no longer in pain which gives me a sense of relief. Like Iíve always said, ëMother, Iíll see you on the other side. Iím going to miss you so muchí.î
A private service will be held at a later date.