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Glenda Juanita Diggs

Glenda Juanita Diggs

SUNRISE MAY 5,1943 - SUNSET JULY 27, 2021


Glenda Juanita Diggs was born in Burlington, New Jersey on May 5, 1943 to her parents Eddie and Edith Anderson.


Glenda attended schools in Burlington, New Jersey and received her education at Burlington City High, graduating class of 1961.


She worked in the operating room at Rancocas Hospital in Willingboro, New Jersey for 30 years.


Glenda loved reading, shopping, traveling, going out to eat, and most of all, spending time with her family. Until the Lord took her to be reunited with her Mother Edith, Father Eddie, and her sister Judy. Glenda was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, wife, aunt, cousin and friend.


She departed this life on July 27, 2021. Glenda is survived by her beloved husband, Erskine Diggs; son Samuel Lawson III (Dorothy); step daughter Stephanie Smith; Grandchildren: Samuel Lawson IV (Meghan); Jennifer Mercedes (Jose); Jasmine Smith; Great Grandchildren: Sammy; Gemma; J’ala; and Nadia. Sister-in-law, Patsy Honey, nephew, Floyd Adams; niece Adrienne; niece Tammy; niece Donna and many cousins, relatives, and friends.


Celebration of her life will be held Thursday, August 5, 2021 11 AM at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 150 E. 2nd St. Burlington, NJ. Family and friends may view from 10 AM until time of service. Interment: BGWCD Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown.  Service to the family by the TL Hutton Family and Friends Funeral Services, 869 Beverly Road, Burlington, NJ.

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