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Orial Anne (Banks) Redd

April 19, 1924 — June 11, 2024

Narragansett

Orial Anne (Banks) Redd

100, of Narragansett, RI, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2024. She was previously married to the late M. Paul Redd.

 Born in Port Chester, NY and raised in Rye, NY, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Ethel Marie (Griffin) Banks.

 Mrs. Redd and her husband Paul won a landmark housing discrimination case in 1962 and appeared in the "William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe" film in 2009. The Redds were also publishers of the Westchester County Press newspaper. 

 Mrs. Redd worked as County Ambassador to Japan, and Deputy County Executive of Westchester County, NY before retiring.

 She leaves her son, M Paul Redd, Jr. (Nancy) of Narragansett, RI., a niece, Ethlouise Banks (Noel), and nephews Howard Banks and Wayne Banks. She was the mother of the late Paula Anne. Redd Rollins; and sister of the late Robert and William Banks.

 A viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 1:00pm-2:00pm, followed by a Memorial Service at Graham Funeral Home, 1036 Boston Post Rd. Rye, NY.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Doctors Without Borders or Meals On Wheels. 

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