Edna Ruth Melgoza, 54, of West Orange, passed away Oct. 8, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Monday, Oct. 12, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Unbenhaur, of First Presbyterian Church of Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Jennings, La, Dec. 17, 1960, she was the daughter of Clemence Guidry and Edna (Mott) Henry. Edna was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Orange. She enjoyed fishing, gambling, and playing games on her computer. She was a very devoted wife and mother. She loved her family very much, especially her grandchildren. Her husband Mario knows her to be his one true love and the best thing that has ever happened to him. Edna will be greatly missed by her loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, David Soto, Jr. and five brothers and one sister.

She is survived by her loving husband, Mario Melgoza; her daughters, Edna Flores and husband Oscar, Techa Soto and husband David and Christine Swinburn and husband Slade; grandchildren, Juan Melgoza-Flores, Mario Melgoza, Antonio Soto, Karley Soto, Ignacio Swinburn, Sophia Swinburn and Nash Swinburn, along with numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be her daughters and their husbands. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.