Brenda Pearce Ellington, 69, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at WakeMed. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Vernon and Louise Pearce. Brenda was a graduate of Wake Forest High School and of Mitchell’s Hair Styling Academy. She was a teacher assistant at Wake Forest Elementary School for over 20 years and worked at Hope Lutheran Preschool for 8 years before retiring in 2008.
Brenda was a life-long member of Woodland Baptist Church where she served in many positions including teaching small children. She was currently on the hospitality and homecoming committee.
Brenda loved her family and especially her children, grandchildren and her dog, Chandler, who preceded her in death on May 19, 2015. Those who knew her will always remember her hugs.
A memorial service will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon, May 31, 2015 at Woodland Baptist Church with visitation immediately following in the fellowship hall.
Brenda is survived by her husband, Bob; her children, Stuart and his wife, Joye, and Tracey and her husband, Duane; grandchildren, Rebecca, Gregory, and Corey; step-granddaughter, Christina and by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodland Baptist Church Building Fund, 190 Woodland Church Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)