Brenda Parnell

Brenda Jean Parnell (Smith)

Saturday, November 27th, 1943 - Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Graveside services for Brenda Jean Parnell, 76, of Cleburne, will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 24, 2020 in the Cleburne Memorial Cemetery. Reverend Shawna Maxwell will officiate. Visitation will take place following the graveside service.

Brenda Parnell passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 in Cleburne. She was born November 27, 1943 in Cleburne to William (Bill) Hoover and Lillian Colleta (Wright) Smith. She married David Parnell on August 20, 1960 in Fort Worth. She was a cosmetologist and had worked in Retail Management with Lintz Department Store.

Survivors include her husband of over 59 years, David Parnell of Cleburne; children, Clint Parnell and wife Cindy of Cleburne, and Jenny Pendley of Cleburne; grandchildren, Sarah Hunter and husband Jamie of Burleson, Curry Parnell and wife Khristen of Cleburne, and Bridger Pendley of Cleburne; great-grandchildren, Harper Hunter of Burleson, Langston Hunter of Burleson, and Cutter Parnell of Cleburne; sister, Genesa Myres of Burleson; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.

Preceding her were her mother Colleta Smith, and grandparents, Brian and Eva Wright.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, July 24th, 2020 |
    Friday, July 24th, 2020
    Cleburne Memorial Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Friday, July 24th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, July 24th, 2020 10:00am
    Cleburne Memorial Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76031
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    Reverend Shawna Maxwell
  • Interment

    Cleburne Memorial Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76031
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Posted at 09:08pm
my deepest condolences to the family. Im so sorry for the lost of a very great person. I heard many great stories about Brenda. And to David, I'm pleased and very happy to had you walk my wife brandi down the aisle giving her to me . AND I PROMISED YOU.. I LOVE THE WHO FAMILY AND MAY GOD SEND HIS ANGELS TO WATCH OVER YOU AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY AND RESTORE YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE..AMAN

Pam and Alton Allison

Posted at 03:00pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Mike Booth

Posted at 11:42am
So sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace and grace during this time.

Mike and Jacksie Booth

Betty Davis

Posted at 09:43am
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Betty Davis

Joyce and Charles Polson

Posted at 12:04am
We will miss you so much. I know you were in a lot of pain and now you are not. God took you home and now there is no pain. We love you.
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