OBITUARY

Brenda Marshall

July 8, 1946April 15, 2018
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Brenda Marshall, age 71 of Kingsport, was taken up into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, during the morning hours of Sunday, April 15, 2018. Brenda was born on July 8, 1946 in Kingsport, TN to James and Genola Bellamy. Brenda worked as a nurse for many years before retiring from Holston Medical Group. She enjoyed many things in her life; however, her most cherished moments in her life were watching her grandchildren play sports. She was their biggest fan and she could always be seen cheering them on. Brenda was active in her community and she volunteered in the gift shop at Indian Path Medical Center. Brenda’s smile and amazing personality will be missed by all those who knew her.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 25 years, Thomas Marshall; the father of her children, Robert E. Harless; and sister, Jolene Mullins. Left to cherish Brenda’s memory are her son, Bobby Harless and wife Wendy; daughter, Amy Burke and fiancé Charlie Weaver; grandchildren, Caleb Harless, Joseph Harless, and Samuel Harless; brother, Freddy Bellamy and wife Sherry; sister, Bobbie Jo France and husband Victor; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Donald Parker; and grand-dog, Lexi.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located at 125 Coley St, Kingsport, TN 37660: (423) 247-4911.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the chapel at East Lawn Funeral Home; funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm immediately following the visitation. Interment services will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Love. Serving as pallbearers will be Charlie Weaver, Bill Bruner, Cody Bruner, Darin Malone, Caleb Harless, and Joseph Harless. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Samuel Harless.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the family.

  • FAMILY

  • Bobby Harless and wife Wendy, Son
  • Amy Burke and financé Charlie Weaver, Daughter
  • Caleb Harless, Joseph Harless and Samuel Harless, Grandchildren
  • Freddy Bellamy and wife Sherry, Brother
  • Bobbie Jo France and husband Victor, Sister
  • Several Nieces and Nephews, Family
  • Donald Parker, Special Friend
  • Grand-Dog Lexi, Pet
  • James and Genola Bellamy, Parents - Deceased
  • Thomas Marshall, Husband - Deceased
  • Robert E. Harless, The Father of Her Children - Deceased
  • Jolene Mullins, Sister - Deceased
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Charlie Weaver
  • Bill Bruner
  • Cody Bruner
  • Darin Malone
  • Caleb Harless
  • Joseph Harless
  • Samuel Harless, Honorary
  • DONATIONS

  • Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, April 19, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Dorinda Taylor Bradshaw

April 19, 2018

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Brenda and I were classmates at GCHS, I will forever remember her big,beautiful, brown eyes. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

Janice Harvey

April 19, 2018

So sorry for the loss of this truly lovely soul. Brenda you will be greatly miss by all who knew you.

Patricia Douthat

April 19, 2018

Brenda will be truly missed. She was a sweet and thoughtful lady. I will miss
seeing her smiling face. I new her from going to Church with her at Cedar
Grove Baptist Church..

My Sympathy goes out to Bobby and Amy and all of her family.

With Loving Memory,

Pat Douthat

BRITTANY BAILEY

April 18, 2018

I met Brenda at a very young age. She was my name's best long time friend. My parents Shawn and Judy Bailey knew and loved her as well. The whole family knew and loved her. She was a gracious woman, who loved to help others. I grew up with her grand son's Joseph, Caleb, and Samuel. . My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this sad time.

Rebecca Ferguson

April 18, 2018

I worked with Brenda at Holston Medical Group many years ago before I left to have my son. Even though we only worked together for about a year I have never forgotten what a kind person she was. My deepest sympathies to the family.

Emogene Quillen

April 18, 2018

Freddie & Sherry I am so very sorry for the loss of your Sister ..I am praying and asking God to wrap you and your family in his sweet arms of Love providing peace comfort & strength as only he can ..Thinking of you during this time of need ..

Gina Pinney

April 17, 2018

Please accept our deepest sympathies for the loss of Brenda. She was a sweet and kind person. We will miss her at the pharmacy. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

The Weavers

April 17, 2018

We are so very sorry for your loss. We look forward to the fulfillment of every detail of God’s promise in Revelation 21:4, which says: “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

Gary Jackson

April 17, 2018

Bobby, Cierra and I are very sorry about your Mom, I lost my Mom in 2013 we know your pain, you Wendy and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers, let us know if yall need anything, God bless.

Debbie & Johnny Bowen

April 16, 2018

So sorry, will be Praying for all the Family. Brenda was a very dear, precious Friend. I will never forget her. She was such a joy to be around. She truly loved her Family and most of all her Grandchildren. I will always love Brenda. May GOD wrap you in his loving arms and comfort you. To be absent from the body is to be present with the LORD. Praise GOD for that blessed hope. It's not good-bye it's see you later in better place where there will be no more parting. PRAISE GOD No more tears and no more heartache.

Biography

Brenda Marshall was known as many things to many people. She was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew her best, Brenda will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

Brenda Marshall, age 71 of Kingsport, was taken up into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, during the morning hours of Sunday, April 15, 2018. Brenda was born on July 8, 1946 in Kingsport, TN to James and Genola Bellamy.

Brenda worked as a nurse for many years before retiring from Holston Medical Group. She enjoyed many things in her life; however, her most cherished moments in her life were watching her grandchildren play sports. She was their biggest fan and she could always be seen cheering them on. Brenda was active in her community and she volunteered in the gift shop at Indian Path Medical Center. Brenda’s smile and amazing personality will be missed by all those who knew her.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 25 years, Thomas Marshall; the father of her children, Robert E. Harless; and sister, Jolene Mullins. Left to cherish Brenda’s memory are her son, Bobby Harless and wife Wendy; daughter, Amy Burke and fiancé Charlie Weaver; grandchildren, Caleb Harless, Joseph Harless, and Samuel Harless; brother, Freddy Bellamy and wife Sherry; sister, Bobbie Jo France and husband Victor; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Donald Parker; and grand-dog, Lexi.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located at 125 Coley St, Kingsport, TN 37660: (423) 247-4911.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the chapel at East Lawn Funeral Home; funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm immediately following the visitation. Interment services will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Love. Serving as pallbearers will be Charlie Weaver, Bill Bruner, Cody Bruner, Darin Malone, Caleb Harless, and Joseph Harless. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Samuel Harless.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the family.

Simply stated, Brenda was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by her family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Brenda leaves behind her a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life she touched will always remember Brenda Marshall.