Glenda Murphy Edgerton
Glenda Murphy Edgerton, 76, of Orange, Texas died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Christus Dubuis Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Mark Pedersen of First United Methodist Church in Vidor. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
Born in Port Arthur on Oct. 13, 1933, Glenda was the daughter of Edna Lee (McFerran) and Arthur Johnson. She worked as a store accountant at The Fair and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Edna Johnson; husband, Clarence Kurviest Murphy; son, Gary Elliott; and grandson, Jesse Winn.
Glenda is survived by her husband, James Edgerton; daughters, Brenda Lee Chandler, Deborah Wilson and her husband, Elmer, all of Vidor; sons, Coy Elliott and his wife, Donna of Orange, Wesley Holden of Houston; stepdaughters, Sheila Young and husband, Jim of Springtown, Yvette Vaughn and husband, Randy of Joplin; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister, Gloria Tucker of Baton Rouge, La.; and brother, Thomas Cooper of Slaughter, La.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Russell, Jerry Barbo, John Winn, Brandon Anderson, Bradley Russell, and Cole Anderson.