Brenda McFarley

Obituary of Brenda Mae McFarley

Brenda Mae McFarley was born on March 28, 1966, in Cumberland Virginia to Nellie M. Williams. The angels called Brenda home on September 22, 2019. She was surrounded by her loving family. Brenda was a caring, understanding, positive and trustworthy person. She encouraged one another to keep pushing forward and never giving up. In her daily walk she showed her strong faith in God. She showed loved to her family, friends and strangers. Her words of encouragement where "This is only a setback for my comeback". Brenda loved her family; she took pride in preparing meals and decorating. She enjoyed shopping at her favorite store JC Penny's. She enjoyed spending quality time with her grandson and seeing the joy on his face. She joined Bethlehem Baptist Church at an early age. She then became a member at Little Zion Baptist Church to join her loving husband. She was a faithful servant. She served on the hospitality and decorating ministry where she took great pride. She was employed at JC Penny's Catalog Center, then moved on to Rambo Cleaners. Then later she became a dietitian for Bon Secours for eleven years. Brenda leaves to cherish her legacy: a loving and devoted husband of 30 years, Vincent; children, LaTiesha M. Taylor (Derick) and Vincent L. McFarley, Jr.; grandson, Derick M. Taylor, Jr.; soon to be granddaughter, Valentina M. McFarley; mother, Nellie M. Williams (Melvin, Sr.); three brothers, Lorenzo Johnson (Sharon), Steve Johnson (Cheryl) and Melvin Williams, Jr. (Lisa); one sister, Alicia Williams; one uncle, Lawrence Johnson; one aunt, Ann Mosby; father-in-law, Cannon McFarley, Sr.; two sisters-in-law, Connie Miles and Edith Hollice (Jerry); two brothers-in-law, Cannon McFarley Jr. (Carolyn) and Junius McFarley. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In loving memory of her grandmother, Mary Eliza Johnson; aunts, Margaret James and Lottie Johnson; mother-in-law, Paige Jackson; sister-in-law, Carolyn Minor.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Little Zion Baptist Church
5680 Cartersville Road
Powhatan, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

Little Zion Baptist Church
5680 Cartersville Road
Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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