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Obituary: Reva Vickers Redd-Bailey

Reva Vickers Redd-Bailey

1915 ~ 2007

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Reva Vickers Redd-Bailey, passed away peacefully in Salt Lake City and returned to her Heavenly Father September 28, 2007.Born January 1, 1915 in Nephi, Utah toVernon Hugh and Martha Ellen Howarth Vickers. After the death of her father, her mother married Lester B. Belliston, creating a sweet union of two families.

She graduated from Juab High School and received a Bachelors degree in Education from Brigham Young University, where she met Parley Vincent Redd. They were married in the Manti Temple June 25, 1940. They shared a special life together and were blessed to serve an LDS mission at the Mesa, Arizona Temple Visitors Center and as ordinance workers.

She was a dedicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had a deep appreciation for music and enjoyed sharing this talent with others. She led numerous choirs throughout the years, within the LDS Church and within her community. She taught Physical Education, Reading and Music at San Juan High School more than 30 years, where she continues to be remembered as a superior teacher that expected only the best from her students.

After the death of her husband she was fortunate to find another companion in Loile J. Bailey and shared many years of happiness with him, his children, and grandchildren.

She is survived by her only child, Bryce Vincent Redd, and wife, Cathy Mihlberger Redd of Blanding, Utah; and grandchildren, Jeremy Bryce Redd, and wife, Kristi, Dallin Mihlberger Redd, and wife, Leslie, Mindy Redd Moulton, and husband, Michael, Nicole Redd; six great-grandchildren; and her husband, Loile of Salt Lake City.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 12 noon, in the Blanding, Utah Stake Center. She will be buried in the San Juan Cemetery.