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Brenda K. Nellis

March 6, 1962 — January 26, 2023

Eldred, Pa.

Brenda K. Nellis “beloved mother, grandmother, and sister”

ELDRED, Pa.---Brenda K. Nellis, 60, a longtime resident of Eldred, passed away with her loving family by her side on Thursday, January 26, 2023, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport, after a long illness.

Born on Tuesday, March 6, 1962 in Warren, Ohio, she was a daughter of Kenneth and Augusta “Aggie” Howard King.

Brenda was a graduate of Jamestown Community College in Olean, N.Y., receiving her Associates Degree in Human Resources. She was employed as a CNA at both the Bradford Manor and the Bradford Ecumenical Home. For a short period of time Brenda was employed at Walmart in Bradford until retiring due to ill health.

She enjoyed crocheting. Her greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are five children, Harry W. Williams II of Eldred, Samantha L. Galchick of Salem, Ohio, and Justin H. (Britany) Williams, James B. Nellis, and Quentin K. Nellis, all of Eldred; six grandchildren; three siblings, Earl (Karen) King of Jamestown, Pa. and Carl (Kathy) King and Ruth (Pete) Melson, both of the State of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.

Brenda was predeceased by her parents.

Family and friends are invited to call from 11am to 12 noon on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse. A service will follow at 12 noon where family and friends will have the opportunity to share stories and memories of Brenda in a casual setting.

Her ashes will be lovingly buried under a Cherry Blossom tree on her property.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve, 497 PA-244, Oswayo, PA 16915.

Brenda’s family has entrusted her care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Brenda, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Brenda K. Nellis, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Virgil L Howard Funeral Home

118 Union St, Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Virgil L Howard Funeral Home

118 Union St, Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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