Brenda Huffman, 69, of Purlear, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at the home of her daughter. She was born July 6, 1952, in Wilkes County to Carl Wayne and Etta Jean Huffman. Brenda enjoyed quilting, sewing, pottery, bird watching, reading and sightseeing. Most of all she enjoyed visiting with family and friends. Ms. Huffman was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Keith Huffman and Steven Huffman.
Brenda is survived by her son, Thomas Brookshire of Atlanta, Ga.; daughters, Amanda Brookshire of Wilkesboro, Stephanie Jousma of Lincolnton, Brendetta Huffman (Robert) of Durham; sister, Camilla Lovette; brother, Chris Huffman (Toni); grandchildren, Aaron Brookshire, William Baldwin (Stephanie), Isaac Hamilton, Cameron Grimes, Kyle Jousma, Bren Johnson; great-grandson, Carter Hamilton; soon to be great-grandson, John Baldwin; nieces, Kayla Williams (Colton), Kristain Miller (Quincy), Amanda Parsons and Hannah Huffman; nephews, Weston Lovette and Chance Huffman; great-nephews, Cortland Williams, Coy Williams, Jase Miller and Connor Huffman. Also surviving is Stuart Huffman.
A Celebration of Life will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mike Hamby officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted, but family would prefer, memorials in honor of Brenda, may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105-9956, https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR/GiftFunds/GiftFunds?px=7176449&pg=personal&fr_id=39300 or to Wilkes Senior Center, 228 Fairplains School Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C., 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller