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Glenda Purham-Brown, 54, beloved wife of Attorney Conrell Brown and mother of State Representative Ronald Reynolds, wife Jonita, and Christopher Brown, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011.
Born July 26, 1956, the oldest child of seven, to the loving parents of Reverend Louis T. and Mary Purham, was a co-founder and name Partner at the law firm of Brown, Brown & Reynolds, P.C. Purham-Brown was known to most as a devoted wife, mother, sister, friend, attorney, and advocate, who gave over 100 percent for the betterment of others.
In 1978, Glenda received a B.A. in Secondary Education from Lane College, located in Jackson, TN. Later, she obtained her J.D. in 1991, from Atlanta Law School and was admitted into the State Bar of Georgia in November 1991. Glenda was licensed in the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia and the Southern District of Texas. Glenda's professional associations included: State Bar of Georgia, The Gate City and Bar Association, National Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, American Bar Association, Houston Lawyers Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Her family will forever cherish her precious memories. Purham-Brown is survived by Conrell Brown (husband), Representative Ron Reynolds (son), Chris Brown (son), Dr. Jonita Reynolds (daughter in law), Lacey Reynolds (granddaughter), and parents: Reverend Louis and Mary Purham; brothers: Reverend Aaron L. Purham (Deborah), Reverend Reginald Purham (Corrie), Sidney Purham; sisters: Patricia A. Baldwin, Antoinette Windham (Audrey), Arnita F. Lovett (Sam); Godchildren: Morgan Miller, Ryian Reed, Vaughn Veal, and Haven Williams; niece and play-sister: Marceil Veal; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family, and a network of friends and colleagues.
For those desiring, donations in her memory, may be sent to The Glenda Faye Purham-Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund; Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue; Jackson, Tennessee 38301. Notes of condolence may be sent to 6565 West Loop South, Suite 115; Bellaire, Texas 77401.
Open to the public, the viewing is from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., on Saturday, April 16, 2011. Funeral services will follow beginning at 10 a.m., at Brookhollow Baptist Church - The Church Without Walls, 5725 Queenston Blvd., Houston, Texas 77084.
Online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit us at www.AllenDave.com.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 15, 2011
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