Obituary for Brenda Blakely of West End

Brenda Blakely, age 77, of West End, NC passed away at her home on May 2, 2024. Brenda was born in Moore County, NC on January 25, 1947, to Arnold Calvin Thomas and Dorothy Virginia Caddell Thomas. Brenda worked at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in pastoral care for many years. She enjoyed trips to the beach, spending time working in her yard, and playing with her great-grandchildren, Landon and Magnolia.

Brenda is survived by her grandchildren, John McKenzie, Nathan McKenzie, Dillon McKenzie (Jessica), Lauryn Lewis (Joseph), and her sister, Debbie Thomas Coleman. Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Donald Blakely, and her children, Donald “Bruce” Blakely and Dawn Thompson. 

Family will receive friends Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 1-2 PM at Doubs Chapel Church. A memorial service will follow at 2 PM in the church sanctuary. 

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

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