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Reda Faye Weatherman Jurney

May 15, 1930 — December 2, 2023

Statesville

REDA WEATHERMAN JURNEY

REDA FAYE WEATHERMAN JURNEY WAS CALLED HOME SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2023. SHE WAS 93.   BORN MAY 15, 1930 IN YADKIN COUNTY ALONG WITH HER TWIN SISTER FREDA TO WADE LEE AND ELECTA JOHNSON WEATHERMAN. 

SHE IS ONE OF A TOTAL OF 12 SIBLINGS, THREE BROTHERS AND 9 SISTERS, ALL BUT THE YOUNGEST (ULALA) HAVE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.  SHE WAS MARRIED 69 YEARS TO ROY HOUSTON JURNEY WHO PREVIOUSLY PASSED IN 2019. THEY LIVED IN STATESVILLE SINCE 1956 AND HAD 4 CHILDREN WHO GAVE THEM 6 GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. THEIR CHILDREN ARE SHEILA FREEMAN, PAMELA FRAZIER, DANNY JURNEY (DAUGHTER IN LAW CINDY), AND SCOTTY JURNEY. GRANDCHILDREN ARE KRISTINA HALL (WILL), RICHARD FREEMAN, SONJA BECKNELL (RYAN), JOSH FRAZIER, JUSTIN JURNEY (MAGGIE), JESSICA BEDENBAUGH (MICHAEL). GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ARE AVA HALL, OWEN BECKNELL, NORA BECKNELL, TROY JURNEY, DRAKE BEDENBAUGH, JACOB BEDENBAUGH, AND DREW BEDENBAUGH.

REDA AND ROY WERE CHARTER MEMBERS OF OAKDALE BAPTIST CHURCH. REDA WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE CHURCH FUNCTIONS. A LEADER IN KEEPING THE CHURCH DECORATED FOR HOLIDAYS, ESPECIALLY CHRISTMAS. SHE HAD A SPECIAL TOUCH FOR THINGS LIKE THAT. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE OAKDALE CLUB, A WOMEN'S CLUB THAT SHARED COOKING SKILLS, FLOWER ARRANGING AND HOME DECORATING AMONG OTHER MUTUAL INTEREST. SHE AND HER FRIENDS FORMED THEIR OWN ROOK CLUB AND ROTATED MEETINGS AT EACH OTHERS HOMES BRINGING FOOD, LOVE AND LAUGHTER EACH WEEK. A TIGHT FUN GROUP THAT OTHERS WOULD'VE LOVED TO BE A PART OF. (ONLY ROOM FOR TWO TABLES).

REDA WAS A STAR BASKETBALL PLAYER FOR UNION GROVE SCHOOL. AS A TRIBUTE TO HER OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE HER SCHOOL HAS RETIRED HER JERSEY #5. AFTER GRADUATING, SHE WENT ON TO PLAY FOR HANES HOSIERY.

SADLY THE TEAM DISPURSED THE YEAR BEFORE GOING TO THE OLYMPICS. HER LOVE FOR BASKETBALL NEVER DIMINSHED. SHE WAS A BIG FAN OF ALL OUR NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGIATE TEAMS AND THE HORNETS.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD THURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2023, AT 2:00 AT OAKDALE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV. TONY DANIELS OFFICIATING.

ENTOMBMENT WILL FOLLOW AT IREDELL MEMORIAL GARDENS MAUSOLEUM.  THE FAMILY WILL VISIT WITH FRIENDS FROM 1:00 TO 2:00 PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIALS MAY BE SENT TO OAKDALE BAPTIST CHURCH, 585 MOCKSVILLE HWY. STATESVILLE NC 28625.

NICHOLSON FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE JURNEY FAMILY.

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