Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Dickson County Herald dated Friday, Jan. 18, 1929:
"W. J. Redden, aged 80 years, died Saturday morning, January 12, 1929, at the home of his son, George Redden, at Spot, in Hickman county, after a few days' illness of flu-pneumonia. Funeral service was held Sunday conducted by Elder H. M. Sanders, and interment took place in the Redden graveyard on Piney. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Redden; five sons, Charley Redden, of Goodrich; Sam Redden, of Murray, Ky.; George Redden, of Spot; Van Redden, of Detroit; Cullum Redden, of Dickson, and five daughters--Mrs. Berry Holland, of Detroit; Mrs. Raymond Fussell, of Dickson; Mrs. Katie Baker, of Columbus, Ky.; Mrs. Willie Bell, of Dickson, and Mrs. Homer Bell, of Dickson, also 3 brothers, G. C. Redden, T. B. Redden and R. J. Redden, all of this county; five sisters, Mrs. R. D. Steele; Mrs. Sophia Work, Miss Elizabeth Redden, of this county, and Mrs. Joe Harrison, of Nashville."
Obituary reprinted with permission from the Dickson County Herald.