Brenda Jeanette Borden Kelley was born January 28, 1954 in Russellville, AL the daughter of Mittie Cordelia Guin Borden and the late William Borden. She loved God and was of the Baptist faith. Brenda was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She never met a stranger and was a friend to everyone. Brenda loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, and friends. She is going to be greatly missed. Brenda departed this life on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 in Cypress Inn, TN at the age of 69 years, 6 months, and 12 days.
She is survived by sons, Jamie Stults (Emily) of Iron City, TN, Jason Stults of Iron City, TN, and Jeremy Stults of Lawrenceburg, TN; daughter, Shannon Johnson (Derrick) Cypress Inn, TN; special daughter, Joy Daniel (Bo) of Cypress Inn; brothers, James Borden (Barbara), Reecie Borden (Sue), Odell Borden (Jennifer), and Darren Borden (Angie), all of Iron City, TN; sister, Shelia Melson (Charlie) of Iron City, TN; and sister-in-law, Paula Borden of Iron City, TN; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
In addition to her father, Brenda was preceded in death by infant brother, Kennith Borden; and brother, Timmy Borden.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023 from 11:00 am until Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm service time at Stateline Church in Iron City, TN.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Stateline Church in Iron City, TN with Jarred Borden, Wayne Dotson, and Greg Stults officiating. Burial will follow in Railroad Cemetery with Shackelford Funeral Directors assisting the family.
Pallbearers will be Joey Stults, Brice McCurry, Dru Daniel, Westin Daniel, Dustin Borden, Ethan Borden, Adam Bigelow, and Dylan Muston.
Honorary Pallbearers will be James Borden, Reecie Borden, Odell Borden, Darren Borden, and Charlie Melson.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to the Ashtin Grimes Memorial Scholarship Foundation at Wayne County Bank.
Saturday, August 12, 2023