Brenda Harrison McCorvy

March 3, 1948 - January 24, 2020

Brenda Harrison McCorvy, 71, of Beaumont, died Friday, January 24, 2020. She was born March 3, 1948, in Orange, to Aleene Powdrill Harrison and Roscoe Harrison.

Brenda worked at Gulf States Utilities for twenty-five years. In 1996, she graduated Lamar State College, Orange as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She continued her education at Lamar State College, Port Arthur and graduated in 2000 as a Registered Nurse. Brenda then worked for the federal prison through the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston for twelve years before retiring. She will be remembered for her love of her family and how she cherished her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Paul Lynn McCorvy and his wife, Alicia and Paula Gaspard, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Brittian Gaspard, Connor, Allie, and Thomas Jude McCorvy; brother, Bryant Harrison and his wife, Betty, of Tennessee; and nephews, Michael McCorvy and Patrick McCorvy and his wife, Cheri.

Brenda is preceded in death by her parents, Aleene and Roscoe Harrison; and husband of fifty-one years, Paul Neil McCorvy.

A gathering of Mrs. McCorvy’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Willow Grove Cemetery, Joaquin, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704.


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Willow Grove Cemetery

Willow Grove Cemetery
  • Joaquin, Texas 75954

  • 505 n 12th street nederland tx 77627
  • 01/31/2020
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Ronda Whitten

Extending my deepest sympathy to you during this time. My prayers and blessings are with you.

Alvin & Nancy DuCote

To Paul and all the rest of the family and friends of Mrs. McCorvy, At your time of loss, please know we are lifting you all in prayer for the Grace, Love, Peace and Comfort that comes from Jesus. Al & Nancy DuCote ~ Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Jennifer Baker

My Sweet Aunt Brenda, You are now with MawMaw and PawPaw and MawMaw Childs and a number of other relatives. I know y’all are giving them a run for their money up there and laughing and at peace. I just loved you and we’re gonna miss you dearly. Give my MawMaw and PawPaw and Maw Childs hugs and kisses for me. Paula you guys are in my prayers. I love y’all!!! I remember her stories she would tell working at the prison omg some were so funny. And some were scary. Love y’all!!

Mark Mixson

Sorry for you loss Paula. Be thankful for your times with her and find find as much comfort as you can in your future remembrance of her.

Candy Mathis Hollis

Worked with Brenda at Gulf States. Such was such a lovely person. My deepest sympathy to her family.


Know the Powdrill family welcomed her into heaven when she arrived. Will miss her, loved her so much. Love you, praying for you.

Leah Gidney

Brittian I didn't know your grandmother but from the stories you shared she sounded like a wonderful woman with a unique personality. You and your family are in our prayers.