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Brenda Cordell

Obituary for Brenda Cordell

June 13, 1950 - March 10, 2019
Rutherfordton, North Carolina | Age 68

Loved Her Family Dearly


Brenda Cordell, age 68, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her residence.
Brenda was born June 13, 1950 in Spartanburg County, SC, to the late Carrell Hood. She was a graduate of Chesnee High School, class of 1968 and owned and operated Cordell Sales in Sandy Mush for many years. Brenda also worked as a seamstress for Tanners for ten years and was a vendor at area flea markets for over fifteen years. She was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church and enjoyed going to yard sales. Brenda was a caregiver to her late husband and loved her family dearly.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-five years, Wayne Cordell.
Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Lisa Parker (Joe) of Bostic, Sharon Cordell of Shiloh and Laura Hillman (Richard) of Ellenboro. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Ashley Parker, Deanna McCrary (Tyler), Phillip Cordell, Austin Cordell and Jacob Cordell.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church with Reverend Ron Wilkins officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are requested to Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 221 Sulphur Springs Church Road, Forest City, NC 28043.

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    Forest City, NC 28043

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Forest City, NC 28043
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