Gwendolyn Marie Eden was born February 2, 1954 in Galveston, TX to Desseline and George Eden Sr. She was educated in the Texas City Schools graduating from Texas City High School. She attended College of the Mainland and later made a career in the Industrial Construction Industry. She retired due to an unexpected illness. Gwen maintained her joyful spirit and her love for friends and family. She loved to be around the happenings. Her sense of humor, her smile and her way of “telling it like it is” will be greatly missed.
Gwen is preceded in death by her parents. She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Derrick Dewayne Eden and Anthony Dewayne “La Fear” Eden; brothers, Vastine Jefferson (and wife, Jean) and George Eden, Jr.; sister, Joyce M. Shute; grandchildren, Derinee Danea Eden, LaDerricka Lynette Eden, Dedrick R. Delaney, T’Mara D’Sha Holmes, Keionee Denea Wilredge, Maurice Walker, Derria D. Eden, De’Ja V. Eden and Armani Thompson and great-grandchildren, Aiden D. Jones, Taj K. Jones and Jace E. Evans.
A visitation will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm followed by a service to celebrate her life at 7:00 pm. Both events will take place at the chapel at Bay Area Funeral Directors located at 5410 FM 1765 (facing Highway 3) in Texas City, TX 77591. 409-933-4300. All memorials may be sent to the funeral home.