Mary Edna Ethridge, 84, of Galveston, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014, at Gulf Health Care Center in Galveston. She was born May 7, 1930 in Blytheville, Arkansas and moved to Galveston in 1960 when her husband, Leon, took a job as manager of the Jean Lafitte Hotel. Mary worked in medical records for Shriners Burns Hospital for many years, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed playing cards and bridge and was an excellent bowler. Mary loved her children and grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Leon Ethridge; three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her son, David Ethridge and wife, Terry; daughter, Deborah Glass and husband, Leonard; grandchildren: Robert Glass, Matthew Glass, David Ethridge II, Cynthia Ethridge-Signo, Jennifer Chaney, Michael Dean, and Zachary Dean; and five great grandchildren.
Mary’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Thursday, August 28th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with a funeral service beginning at 6:30 pm.