Glenda Burleson

Glenda Paul Duke Burleson, 76, of Newport, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

Her service is at 11 a.m. Thursday at Open Door Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Bill Klear and the Rev. Jerry Linebarger. Interment will follow at Broad Creek Community Cemetery.

Glenda was the owner of Glenda’s Ceramic Shop. She painted glassware, which was sold at many local shops. She was a homemaker, and she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Clyde N. Burleson Jr.; daughter, G. Marianne Burleson of Broad Creek; son, Chris N. Burleson Sr. of Salty Shores; brothers, William Anthony Duke of Albemarle and Larry Duke and wife Nancy of New London; and two grandchildren, Chris Burleson Jr. and Zackary Burleson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Paul Duke and Ruth Virginia Whitley Duke; a sister, Marlene Spivey; and a brother, Lowell Duke.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to Crystal Coast Hospice House, P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

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