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Brenda G. Williams

June 12, 1951 — December 5, 2021

Brenda G. Williams, 70, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 5, 2021.  She was born June 12, 1951 to the late LeeRoy and Lois Beck Williams

Brenda was a faithful member of Gorman Baptist Church. She was a sweet and loving person who loved to laugh and always had a smile on her face even through her illness. She loved her family, friends, and all of her family’s fur babies.

Brenda had a passion for helping others. She volunteered at many organizations throughout the years and participated in walks supporting various cancers affecting her friends and family. She also enjoyed going to the gym, walking in her neighborhood, working in the yard, reading, and taking day trips with her family and friends.

After graduating from Durham High School in 1969, Brenda began her career working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Division and remained there for 36 years. She later worked at and retired from Computer Sciences Corporation.

In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her brother, James Mitchell and his wife Sue.

She is survived by her sisters, Carol Williams and June Ray (Horace); her niece, Angela Perdue (Larry) and nephews, Jay Mitchell (Teresa) and Lee Mitchell (Jessica); great nephews, Brett Perdue and Joshua Mitchell; and great niece Michelle Mitchell Smith.

Serving as Pallbearers are Brett Perdue, Larry Perdue, Jay Mitchell, Lee Mitchell, Jim Brand, and Erick Wray.

Visitation will be on Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at Gorman Baptist Church on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Craig Phelps and Rev. Johnny Hewett. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, Brenda has requested that Memorial Gifts be made to Saving Grace Animals for Adoption NC, 13400 Old Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587 in her memory.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Wang and Dr. Jia at Duke Cancer Center and also to Duke Hock Family Pavilion for their care and compassion for Brenda during her final days.

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Monday, December 12, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Rd, Durham, NC 27704

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