Brenda Lou Stephens, 60, of Wheeling, WV passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday July 29, 2020 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital.

She was born on September 1, 1959, in Wheeling, daughter of the late Nile and Naomi (Warden) Stephens.

Brenda attended Russell Nesbitt and Northwood Day Treatment. She loved babies, all animals and going shopping especially for shoes. She enjoyed singing and was fond of all holidays but she loved Christmas most of all. The family has so many cherished memories of taking Brenda and her sister Carol shopping every Saturday and ending the day with dinner.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers-in-law, David Lucas, Sr. and William Dillon.

She is survived by her brother, Gary L. Stephens, of Dillonvale, OH, 3 sisters, Carol Stephens, of McMechen, WV, Donna Lucas (Tom Musser) and Pamela Dillon both of Wheeling; nieces and nephews, Dave (Becky) and Doug (Jessie) Lucas, Penni Joseph, Jeff and Scott (Laura) Stephens; great-nieces and nephews, Taylor, Blaire, Alex, Evan, Dougie, Breanne, Daykota, Chance, Brianna, Kayla, Kristy, Kayla and Brittney.

Services and interment in Park View Memorial Garden for the family will be private. Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-242-2311).

Memorial contributions can be made to the Vineyard Church, 647 Warden Run Rd., Wheeling WV, 26003.

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