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Brenda Bernice White

Brenda Bernice White, 65 of Pikeville, Tennessee died Thursday, January 2, 2020 with family by her side.

Brenda loved her grandkids and Elvis Presley, enjoyed camping, boating, and playing cards. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. She was of the Baptist faith.

Preceding Brenda in death were her parents, Paul and Frankie Mae Smith; brothers, Earnest, Willard, and Owen Smith; sisters, Roberta Hackney and Imogean Smith.

Brenda will be dearly missed by her children, Paul E. White (Hannah Cahours), William E. (Tosha)  White, Tonya “Turtle” (Frank) White; sister and  brother-in-law, Oeida (Joe) Cooley; brother, James P. “Jim” (Stacie) Smith; nine grandchildren; two  great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5,   in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bill Wolfe officiating. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Pikeville Funeral Home to help with final expenses.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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