Brenda Kay Corder of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away on November 6, 2014 at Integris Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City after a long battle with lung disease. She was born May 28, 1950 in Stroud, Oklahoma to the late Juanita June Pevehouse and Hugo Franklin Martin, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Kenneth Corder of Edmond, sons Brian Corder of Edmond, and Tracey and Stephanie Corder, grandsons Michael and Colton of Yukon, and sister Nina Hayes of Edmond, sister-in-law Karyl Corder and Karan Brazell of Oklahoma City, brother-in-law Karl and Marilyn Corder of Penfield, New York.
She grew up in Stroud until 1963 when the family moved to Hominy, Oklahoma. She graduated from Hominy High School in 1968 and moved to Edmond attending Central State College; graduating in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies. She taught Humanities and History at Northeast High School in the early 1970s and was a homemaker until the early 1990s. Professionally, she was the receptionist at the Oklahoma Christian Home in Edmond for many years until finishing her career at Haupt Brooks Vandruff Cloar PLLC in Oklahoma City.
She was active in the education sorority Kappa Kappa Iota, an active member of Henderson Hills Baptist Church and later Waterloo Road Baptist Church, and volunteered for the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation for many years.
Services will be held at Waterloo Road Baptist Church on Thursday, November 13th at 2:00 P.M. She will be interred at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Flowers can be sent via Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond.
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