Brenda J. Kelley, age 60, of Greenville, SC, died July 7, 2012 at home. She was born in Chattanooga, TN December 18, 1951. She was a homemaker and business owner, and was especially proud of Hannah’s Gift Shop. She was a member of Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. She was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, very active in the Pickens Co. school system, FFA, and PCYB, board member of NJROTC booster club, and an Obama campaign worker.
She is survived by daughters Connie McCollum of Greenville, SC and Tammy Bridges of Easley, SC and special niece Diane DeLong of Dunlap, TN; grandchildren Hannah, Rose, and Hope McCollum, Conner Bridges, great-grandchildren Eli Martin and Anthony Canales, all of Easley, SC. Surviving also are siblings John (Rhonda) Duncan of Roswell, GA; Pat (Wendell) Gordy of Chattanooga, TN; Nancy Duncan of Dayton, TN; Jackie Wilson of Secction, AL. Brenda was preceded in death by sister Linda Jackson of Dunlap, TN.
A memorial service was held at the Greenville UU on July 28, 2012 with a scattering of Brenda’s ashes following the ceremony. Michael Channing was honorary pallbearer.
Contributions may be made In memory of Brenda J. Kelley to:
SAFE HARBOR HOME FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,
Safe Harbor, P.O. Box 174, Greenville, SC 29602-0174
GREENVILLE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP,
1135 State Park Rd. Greenville, SC 29607
JULIE VALENTINE CENTER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND CHILD ABUSE RECOVERY
2905 White Horse Road,Greenville, SC 29611