Brenda Smith - 72
June 19, 2022
Services for Brenda Kay Smith, 72, of Winnsboro, LA, will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 10 A. M. at Magnolia Baptist Church with Rev. Fran Guy and Rev. Ron Ferrington officiating. Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family for visitation on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 9 A. M. - 10 A. M. in the chapel of Magnolia Baptist Church of Winnsboro, LA. Brenda worked in the barber industry for many years. She was a very generous big-hearted person. She would go above and beyond to help anyone in need, by taking care of others and even giving them a place in her home to live. She testified and gave God praise at every opportunity after having had COVID and surviving it. Brenda was a mother to many children, enjoyed gardening, loved southern gospel music, believed in the power of prayer, and loved her family. She taught Sunday School and worked with the youth at Magnolia Baptist Church. Brenda was born to the union of John Wesley Smith and Ruth Reeves Smith on Friday, March 24, 1950, and passed from this life on Sunday, June 19, 2022. She is preceded in death by her father, John Wesley Smith; mother, Ruth Reeves Smith; and sister, Alice Crosser. Survivors left to cherish Brenda's memory are sister, Lillian Shepherd; niece, Emily and husband Mike Lilly; niece, Leanna and husband J. D. Jones; niece, Angela and husband Jim Rushworth; nephew, Bill and wife Mysia Crosser; and nephew, Gerald Shepherd, Jr. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.