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Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Interment: Powers Cemetery, Xenia
Visitation: 12 noon until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home
Brenda Sue Johnson, age 58, of Dix, Illinois, passed away Monday afternoon, December 21, 2020, at her home.
She was born February 3, 1962, in Flora, Illinois, the daughter of Benny L. and Margaret A. (Dow) Johnson.
Brenda worked as a waitress for several years right after High School. She later worked for NAL and then as a forklift driver for Walgreens in Mt. Vernon. She enjoyed time spent traveling, collecting antiques, and going to rummage sales where she was always finding good deals. Her children were her world and she always looked forward to spending time with family and cherished every moment spent with her grandchildren. She was always the life of the party and full of energy and will be remembered for her spunky personality.
She is survived by 3 daughters: Tabitha Steward of Mt. Vernon, Cassidy Steward of Flora, and Brittany Steward of Keenes; 3 granddaughters: Lily, Abigail, and Madilyn; 1 grandson: Lukas; mother: Margaret Eubanks of Flora; sister: Kathy (Ronald) Jennings; stepbrother: Michael (Joanna) Eubanks; half-brother: Ryan (Nikki) Lampert; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her father: Benny Johnson; maternal grandparents: Roscoe and Waif Dow; paternal grandparents: Bruce and Bernice Johnson; stepfather: Roy Eubanks; and a stepbrother: Richie Eubanks.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Powers Cemetery, Xenia. Visitation will be from 12 noon until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
I am so so sorry love her to pieces she was the best I will miss her so much love you all
So very sorry for your loss.Brenda was a great funny women.Sending prayers for all her family.
Margaret, Kathy, and Family, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all!
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Brenda I worked with her and loved her she was so fun and full of life loved her pink things. She will be missed by many. You all are in my prayers.
I was very shocked and saddened to hear Brenda had passed. My deepest condolences to Margaret and family.
I am so sorry to hear about Brenda. She was an amazing person inside and out. My summers spent with her in Compton with her and the girls will always be cherished. Sending you all hugs and will be praying for you all. Love you girls!
My heart shakes, I cant begin to tell you how much Brenda meant to me and my boys. She was amazing and so interesting. I enjoyed being around her, working side by side at here house and all the fun times we had. God bless her until I meet again hold a place up there for me "Baby Bean"
I am so sorry for your loss!
We will miss your fire, French Fry. I loved it when we got to spend time with you. It wasn't often enough. Your star in Heaven will be one to be reckoned with, and will always shine pink. We love you.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your entire family.
Brenda, you’ve always been a bright-shinning light in the lives who were blessed to be in your presence! I was sure one blessed niece to have YOU for an Aunt! I sure will miss your sweetness, your French fries, your amazing laugh, and the incredible feeling I got just being around you! Cannot wait to see you again someday. But so comforted that you’re dancing & laughing in Heaven with my Momma!! Tabitha, Cassidy, and Brittany- love you girls so much!! Keep your heads up 💕
Love u mama ..Fly high
Our prayers are with you and your family.
I am so sorry to all for your loss. The heavens gained another Angel.
My condolences to the entire family.
I'm so sorry to hear of this. I used to work with her at a drive-up chicken restaurant in Flora. She was such a fun person,
So sorry for your loss prayers for the family
Brenda you where the best friend of the "Urbanski Family" and you fit right in to this family. There are a lot of great memories with You! You will be sadly missed by all. As you journey to your Eternal home we want you to know we LOVE you! RIP our dear friend!! ❤❤❤❤
Sorry to hear about Brenda's passing love and prayers to the family will always remember my Manteno family
I offer my condolences to the family. I'm a nephew of Jane B Gilliland and breakfast customer at McDonald's.
So very sorry for your loss
I am so very sorry to hear of her passing.I remember when we were younger.I used to pay My sister and Brenda in French fries not to tell on me.She loved fries. My prayers and hugs to her family.God Bless her family.
I worked with Brenda for awhile. She had the best personality and she was HILARIOUS. She is a character that won't be easily forgotten, a light in the world. I'm glad I had the honor to know her and I pray for peace for her family. She is in the best place now and she can rest. Rest in peace Brenda! ❤❤❤
To Brenda's many friends and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. The love and life we shared with everyone will live on in my memories and pictures. She was a special, one of a kind gal. Thank you for the many years we had together. Rest in peace. Until we meet again, fare thee well. I'll never forget you.
I am So very sorry for your loss. I remember Brenda as a very sweet, fun-loving child. I babysat for her when Margaret bowled. No one should have to suffer the loss of their child! My thoughts and prayers are with you, Margaret and Kathy and Brenda’s entire family. We were blessed to have known her! May the Peace that passes all understanding be with you as you grieve the loss of your loved one.
Brenda has always been a special little gal and over the years grew to love her, appreciated her, worried about her, and was always interested in her, hoping she was well and happy, and admired her for her love of life, and the fact that she took it in stride and lived it to the utmost, and you would never know that she had any physical problem, she was a trooper, and will be missed. Thank you God for allowing her to be with us this long, she touched many lives.
I will never forget you my friend, I was so blessed to have known you since our kids were babies. Loved living by you and spending our summers together at the pool! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers right now! I love you Brenda! Rest in peace dear friend!
Tabitha Stewart and Family, So sorry for your loss. I’m unable to attend today’s visitation, but you have been in my thoughts throughout this Holiday Season.
My heart goes out to her family. I am so sorry for your loss. Brenda was definitely a sweet lady. Fly high Brenda. Love, Tammy
I’m deeply saddened by the loss of Brenda . Not only was she my daughters grandmother, she was also a my friend. We worked many years together a Walgreens. We have laughed , cried, and everything in between over the years. Brenda you will be missed and you are loved! So sorry for this loss to the family and your in my prayers!