Murphy Funeral Homes


Brenda Ann Horn

25 October, 195514 July, 2021

Brenda Ann Horn, age 65, of Stafford VA died peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 with her family by her side. She was born October 25, 1955, in Jackson, MI to Jay and Virginia (Gage) Horn.

Brenda served her country joining the United States Marine Corp. She was stationed at various bases including Oahu, Hawaii, and Camp Pendleton, California. Brenda retired at the rank of Staff Sergeant. Surviving Brenda are her siblings Bradford (Brenda) Horn, Brian (Merri) Horn and Bridget (Mark) Fetzer, Aunts Marjorie Gage and Judith Gage, several cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of life will be held with a graveside service in August at St. John Catholic Cemetery, 403 E South Street, Jackson, MI 49203.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at Memorial contributions in memory of Brenda are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.

Murphy Funeral Home in Arlington VA is entrusted with final care.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Brenda Ann Horn

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1 August 2021

Brenda A.Horn was a long time family friend who became an honorary member of the Johnson family. She called me momma just like my children. To me she was another daughter. She had a loving heart,she was beautiful . I will never forget all that Brenda meant to me.
Prayers of condolence and strength . God bless you in your time of bereavement.
Mrs.Jeannette Johnson Stafford,Va

Chris Cruz

28 July 2021

Brenda was a good friend to my family for near 20 years. She was so good with my girls when they were young. She helped us, and so many others, on so many occasions. I’ll forever be grateful for her friendship.
She will truly be missed.
Your duty, on this Earth, to your God, your country, and to your family and friends, to all others whose lives you touched, now faithfully and honorably fulfilled, you are relived of your Post - forever now at peace.
Rest easy, Marine.

Judy H

28 July 2021

No love, no friendship can ever cross our path without affecting us in some was .. forever. ~ My deepest condolences to Brenda's family. She was such a wonderful person and will be missed.

Gail Moore

26 July 2021

Brenda was my most cherished friend and sister. I will never forget her kind, caring heart. I loved her and I will miss her for all of my days.

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