Gladys Holderman Mendoza went home with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 21.

She was born in 1924 in Arkansas. She was a retired bank teller from First City Bank. She was from Arkansas, and moved to Orange after her first husband died. In the 70’s she met and married Al Mendoza. She was a lovely lady who was dedicated to her church and her family. She attended North Orange Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by her husband, Earl Holderman and son, Ronald Holderman, Gladys is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ozetta and Stan Goodwin; grandchildren, Christy and Craig George, Lindsey, Joshua, Rylie, Kyle, Jay Goodwin and Eva, Ronald Holderman and wife, Mitzi, Damion and Hannah, Bobby Holderman and wife, Brandi, Haley, David Holderman and wife, Shauna, Sidney, Rylan, and Nicholas.

She lived 87 years and watched several of her great-grandchildren grow up. She leaves friends and close neighbors who loved and have such fond memories of her.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at North Orange Baptist Church with Dr. Larry Lormand, officiating.

Later, she will be buried in Benton, Arkansas next to her husband of 31 years, Earl Holderman.

Arrangements were held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.