Brenda Jean Johnson – Wake Forest Obituary

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Brenda Jean Johnson

Jan 8, 1942 – Dec 16, 2015

Brenda Jean Johnson, 73, of Wake Forest, went to be with the Lord, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. She was born January 8, 1942 in Robeson County, the daughter of Marvin Bailey and Ruby Edwards Bailey. Brenda retired from the Quality Control division of Eaton.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon, December 19, 2015 in th Chapel of Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Toler officiating. Burial will follow in Raleigh Memorial Park.

Brenda is survived by her daughter, Cathy Johnson Goodwin of Wake Forest; a son, Glenn Johnson and wife, Patricia, of Wake Forest; her mother, Ruby Edwards Bailey; five sisters, Jewel Parrish of Creedmoor, Ida Greenhill of Bahama, Barbara Evans of Durham, Gail Turner of Creedmoor, and Carol Wright of Durham; a brother, Robert Bailey, Sr. of Bolivia; grandchildren, Matthew Bailey and wife, Stephanie, Jeremy Goodwin, Jennifer Johnson, and Erin Johnson; great-grandchildren, Zain Bailey, Dante Barra and Chien Nguyen. She is preceded in death by her father, Marvin Bailey; her husband, Emmett Johnson; her daughter, Joyce Johnson and two brothers, Douglas and Dalton Bailey.

Flowers are welcome or donations in Brenda’s memory may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Friends may visit with the family from 7-9 Friday evening at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919-556-5811)

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