Brenda Kay Henderson Church, 72, of North Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at SECU Hospice Home in Yadkinville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Danny Dillard and the Rev. Wiley Boggs officiating. Burial will be in the Church Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 1:30 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Church was born July 27, 1947, in Iredell County to Mull and Frankie Keever Henderson. Brenda was Phi Theta Kappa in college, was the world’s best cook and was accepted with full honors to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at age 59. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, was the best private detective, a huge Tarheel fan and the world’s best mother and grandmother, and was a caring, loving wife. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Paulette Cloer; a brother, Jerry Henderson; and her fur baby, Tiny.

She is survived by her husband, Eugene Church of the home; three daughters, Gina Hall and husband, Gregory, of Hays, Lori Church of North Wilkesboro and April Wilburn and husband, Roger, of Hays; two sons, Johnny Eugene Church of North Wilkesboro and Matthew Boyd Church and wife, Haillee, of Millers Creek; 12 grandchildren, Maria Church, Matthew Church, Monica Church, Brittany Church, Zoey Church, Reed Church, Cameron Hall, Noah Hall, Chance Kohlmeier, Autumn Transeau, Hunter Transeau and Philip Wilburn, and four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul Henderson of Statesville.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 243 North Lee Avenue, Yadkinville, N.C. 27055.

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