Tonia Lavenia Redmond, 61, of Wheeling, WV, passed away in Wheeling Hospital on December 5, 2017.

She was born on January 8, 1956 in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Augustine and Gertrude McCary Redmond.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Malphus Redmond; and a sister, Judy Redmond-Burney.

Ms. Redmond was a former employee of the Wheeling Casino, and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Tonia is survived by her sons, Rico and John Redmond; sister, Ernestine Redmond; step-brother, Willie Sparksman; and four grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation.

Friends are invited a memorial service on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 105-12th St., Wheeling, WV 26003 with Rev. Melvin Rippy officiating.

Personal condolences expressed at

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 1308 Chapline St., Wheeling, WV 26003.