Ralph Edward Minor

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Ralph Edward Minor

Mr. Ralph Edward Minor, 81, of Brenham, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, in Atoka, Okla.

Mr. Minor was a native of Brenham, and was retired from Ford Motor Co., where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local No. 862 and was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Minor and Essie Ragsdale Minor; his first wife, Della Mae Boyd; three sisters, Doris, Francis and Margaret; and one step-granddaughter.

He is survived by his second wife, Mary Graham Denham Minor; three sons, Charles Edward Minor of Beaumont, Texas, Jerry David (Mildred) Minor of Aubrey, Texas, and Michael (Shirley) Minor of Chapel Hill; stepson, Don (Dana) Denman, of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Lottie Anita McElyea of Whitney, Texas; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and many other loving friends and relatives.

Funeral services were conducted Jan. 12 at Wilson Chapel, followed by burial in Wilson Cemetery, Kaufman, Texas.