Brenda Joyce (Anderson) Eason

August 28, 1947 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 76)

Brenda Joyce Anderson Eason, 76, of Lake Waccamaw, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at her residence.

She retired from the Columbus County Department of Social Services in 2000, after 30 years of service.

She is survived by her husband, Johnny Keel Eason of the home; her three children, John Pierce of Wilmington, Renee Pierce of Lake Waccamaw and Ruby Grace Eason and her Fiancé, Karl of Wilmington; bonus sons, Kevin Eason and wife, Naomi of Lacey, WA and Chad Eason and wife, Chauntel of Lake Waccamaw; grandchildren, Ethan Thompson and wife, Shannon, Jonathan Pierce, Aiyana Eason, Keiju Eason, Thomas Grey Eason, and Macy Eason; great-grandchildren, Noah Thompson, Charlie Thompson.  She was a friend of Bill’s.

Memorial services honoring Brenda’s life will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Lake Waccamaw Methodist Church, under the direction of Worthington Funeral Home.

The family will speak to friends from 3:00-3:50 prior to the service on Friday, at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Lake Waccamaw Methodist Church, 506 Lake Shore Drive, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450.

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