Glenda Raye Chambers Scogin, 69, of Monticello, passed away on October 5, 2018 in Little Rock.
She was born on April 18, 1949 in St. Maries, Idaho to the late Robert Harry Chambers and Sylvia Yetive Linn Chambers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Earl Scogin and two older brothers, Harry Linn Chambers and Calvin Jack “Jackie” Chambers.
Glenda was a very devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed her family, friends, gardening, and watching her grandchildren play ball. She was a member of Rock Springs United Methodist Church in Drew County.
Glenda graduated from Drew Central High School and from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. She was a kindergarten educator in the Little Rock School District before moving to Warren to manage her brother’s medical practice for over 35 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Michele Dodson of Monticello and her husband Kavan and their son Michael and his wife Jennifer and grandson Jimmy. Also surviving her is her son, Trent Scogin of Monticello and wife Meghan and granddaughter Mia Ruth and grandson Mason Ray. Glenda’s surviving siblings are Betty Jo Stafford (C.H.) of Barkada community in Drew County, Evelyn McKeown (Hubert) of Rock Springs community in Drew County, AR, Danny Chambers (Lindy) of Brenham, Texas, Margie Irbe of Rock Springs community in Drew County, Jeanie Scarzafava of Cooperstown, New York, and David Chambers (Michelle) of Dumas, and sisters in law, Joan Chambers (widow of Harry) of Cypress, Texas, and Shirley Chambers (widow of Jackie) of LaConner, Washington. She is also survived by a host of cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, and numerous bonus kids who were involved with her late husband, Coach Raymond Scogin’s basketball teams through the years.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 8, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 9, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Springs Cemetery.