Colonial Funeral Home

323 2nd Street, Columbia, MS


Brenda Carney Stringer

March 24, 1966February 4, 2020

Brenda Carney Stringer, of Foxworth, Mississippi, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 53. She was born in Marion County where she remained a lifelong resident. Brenda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was devoted to her family. She will be remembered as a kind, caring person who would always take time out of her life for someone in need. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby and Bertha Carney; and a brother, Charles Carney. Brenda is survived by her husband of 39 years, Harold Stringer. Two sons, Brandon Stringer and wife, Tabbatha, and Derek Stringer; a sister-in-law, Alicia Stringer; three grandchildren, Michael Stringer, Santana Stringer, and Bradley Stringer; and a daughter-in-law, Leona Stringer. There will be a funeral service for Brenda at 11:00am on Friday, February 7, 2020 in the chapel of Colonial Funeral Home with a visitation from 9:00am until service time. Reverend Willie Martin will officiate the service and burial will follow in the Travis “Nub” Stringer family cemetery assisted by Brandon Stringer, Derek Stringer, Carroll Stringer, Lucus Stringer, Bobby Bedwell, Justin Bates, Andy Stringer, and Michael Stringer serving as pallbearers.


  • Visitation Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 7, 2020


Brenda Carney Stringer

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Amanda Burrell

February 10, 2020

Aunt Brenda, I will miss you. There are so many things that I want to say but don't know where to start. To Uncle Harold, Brandon, Derek, Junior, Tana and Bradley, my heart aches for your loss. Please know that you're in my thoughts and prayers.

Alicia Stringer

February 7, 2020

Sis in love you will be missed by a lot it of us. You were sweet and caring . I will miss our talks, but I know you’re not suffering anymore. R.I.P. love you and will always remember you.

Teresa Anthony

February 6, 2020

RIP Brenda, we had so much fun working together. Harold, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.


Shantelle Williams

February 5, 2020

A beautiful and loving soul, you will be greatly missed.

Paula Mateo

February 5, 2020

Brenda stringer you just wasn't my friend you was just like a sister to me I have so many memories of you ... we laughed an cryed together.... my best memory was meeting you .. our mother's was best of friends ... l love you Brenda.... our memories will remain in my heart......