Mrs. Glenda Jo Blackburn Graf, 83, of Eddy, passed away Tuesday, Sept 8, 2020. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Waco Memorial Park in Waco with the Rev. Lee Casey officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the funeral home.


Connally/Compton Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.


Glenda Jo was born on Feb. 14, 1937, to James Samuel and Gladys Leweene Clem Blackburn in Troy, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Eddy. Glenda Jo graduated from Troy High School.


She married the love of her life, Lester Lamar Graf Sr., on Oct. 9, 1954.


Glenda Jo was a member of Bruceville Community Church of Eddy. She graduated from Waxahachie School of Nursing. She worked as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at Waxahachie Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie for more than 20 years.


Glenda Jo enjoyed gardening, doing genealogy and spending time with her family.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester Lamar Graf Sr.; and daughter, Sharon Leweene Graf.


Survivors include her daughter, Deborah Jo Riley and husband David of Forney; sons, Lester Graf Jr. (Dusty) and wife Lynne of Maypearl, and Samuel David Graf and wife Lynette of Maypearl; brother, Dale Blackburn and wife Betty of Hewitt; and 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Bruceville Community Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 65, Bruceville, Texas 76524.