Patricia Redburn

Nov 11th, 1950 - May 6th, 2020
Patricia Redburn

Patricia Ann Redburn, 69, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Herrin Hospital.

Patricia was born on November 11, 1950 in Fairfield to Marshal and Bernice (Shreve) Bullard.  She married Sam Redburn on June 1, 1974 in Bluford.

Patricia was an avid reader and loved teaching and spent over 20 years as a high school English teacher.  She was very devoted to her family and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include:

Husband-Sam Redburn

Son-James Anthony Redburn

Daughter-Samantha Jane (Joseph) Yonkman, II

Grandchildren-Lucas Anthony Yonkman and Logan William Yonkman

Sisters- Marcia (Mark) Overton and Linda (Ron) Bryant

Brothers-Don (Jeanette) Bullard, Marshal (Sue) Bullard and Bill (Tina) Bullard

Sister in law-Diane Duncan

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Dan Bullard.

Patricia’s wishes were to be cremated.  No services will be held.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

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18 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Elise Krejci

    From: Olivette, Missouri

    Date: May 7, 2020

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you lots of love and thinking of you, Sam.

  • Guest: Diane Kaufman

    From: St. Louis, Missouri

    Date: May 7, 2020

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Sam. May your memories bring you comfort.

  • Guest: Melissa Monroe

    From: St. Louis, Missouri

    Date: May 7, 2020

    I will always remember Patricia at Lucas and Logan’s birthday parties and how sweet and loving she was to everyone. She made you feel so comfortable, she just walked up and started asking me questions. You could see how proud she was of her grandbabies and, of course Samantha. Sending many prayers to your family.

  • Guest: Connie Yonkman

    From: SAINT CHARLES, Missouri

    Date: May 7, 2020

    Connie & I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Special wishes of comfort to Samantha and Joseph, Lucas and Logan.

  • Guest: Pam Burton

    From: Poplar Grove , Illinois

    Date: May 7, 2020

    She was my teacher and I looked forward to her class. She was an awesome teacher! R.I.P. Mrs. Red😥

  • Guest: Shannon Taylor

    From: Janesville, Wisconsin

    Date: May 7, 2020

    Awwww…. Sorry for your loss… She was a great teacher. She was always good to me even though I could be a pain now and then. Fun working with her at the patch. God Speed… Taylor Boys

  • Guest: Jackie Austin

    From: Springfield, Illinois

    Date: May 7, 2020

    Pat was a great teacher. She’d always take time after class to talk one on one. She also gave me my first job at the strawberry patch. I’m so sorry for your families loss.

  • Guest: Eva Anderson-Scheppa

    From: Arpin, Wisconsin

    Date: May 8, 2020

    I was a student of Mrs. Redburn’s at North Boone High School 1985-1989. She was awesome. Rest in peace, Mrs. Red.

  • Guest: Jaime Wilhite

    From: Bossier City, Louisiana

    Date: May 8, 2020

    She was my high school english teacher. I have great memories. my condolences to your family.

  • Guest: Zach

    From: Denver, Illinois

    Date: May 8, 2020

    Mrs. Red went to bat for me for a Nat’l Honors Society nomination. Others on the faculty were thinking against it because I wasnt active in a church and she gave them what-fors about it and got me in. Always there for students. Glad to have had her as a teacher. My sincere condolences.

  • Guest: Cheryl Boose

    From: Poplar Grove, Illinois

    Date: May 8, 2020

    Sorry for your family’s loss. I didn’t have the honor of being in her classroom. My friends that had her said a great teacher. She was a neighbor growing up though.

  • Guest: Mike Anderson

    From: Machesney Park, Illinois

    Date: May 8, 2020

    My condolences to Mrs.Redburns family as I had her as a teacher when she tea he’s at Capron Elementary , I had in 7th and 8th grade back in 1978-1979 . I actually enjoyed her a teacher as she was very helpful not only in her class but she helped me in other assignments

  • Guest: Cathy Mayberry

    From: Belvidere, Illinois

    Date: May 8, 2020

    She was a. Great teacher.Prayers for her family.

  • Guest: Carol (Mills) Hill

    From: Crest Hill, Illinois

    Date: May 8, 2020

    My deepest sympathy goes out to you all. I know how hard it is losing a sibling. Pat is now in heaven with her loved ones.
    God bless you all!

  • Guest: Elnora Webb

    From: , Illinois

    Date: May 10, 2020

    “God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more,
    neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.
    The former things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:3,4)

  • Guest: Samantha (Redburn) Yonkman

    From: O’Fallon , Illinois

    Date: May 10, 2020

    James Redburn and I would like to thank you all for the kind words and condolences for our mom. It was absolutely amazing to be reminded of the impact she had on so many over the years. Hearing from some of her old students, neighbors, and friends was priceless. We were blessed to have a devoted supportive mom who always loved us lots. We are comforted that she is in a better place and we will see her again some day.

  • Guest: Kari (Larson) Coppinger

    From: , California

    Date: May 12, 2020

    I remember and use things you taught me still to this day. Thank you Mrs. Redburn.

    Blessings to all of you family as you mourn.

  • Guest: Kris Herman

    From: Fairfield, California

    Date: May 24, 2020

    Condolences to all at the loss of Mrs. Redburn. My prayers are with her family as they adjust to life without her, a very difficult process.