Brenda Jane Dabney Martin, 72, of Auxvasse, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Central Christian Church in Fulton with Pastor Bruce Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in the Auxvasse City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until the time of the service on Monday at the church.

Brenda was born at home on May 12, 1945 in Camden, South Carolina to Clemmie B. Dabney and Carrie Bertha Trimnal Dabney.

Brenda graduated from Camden High School in 1963.

On August 5, 1978, Brenda married Ray Martin, and he survives.

Along with her husband, Ray, Brenda is survived by three daughters, Wendy Welch of Mexico, Mendy Schmid (Robbie) of Holts Summit, and Kimberly Martin of Auxvasse; three grandchildren, Matt Welch (Stephanie) of Quincy, IL, Doug Schmid (Kerrie) of Holts Summit, and Shelby Schmid of Holts Summit; two great-grandchildren, Oliver and Zackary Welch of Quincy, IL; a sister, Lowrance Dabney Morris of Camden, SC, two brothers, Gerald V. Dabney (Janet) and R. Stanley Dabney (Billie) of Camden, SC; sister-in-law, JoAnn Dabney of Camden, SC; numerous nieces and nephews.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Alvo C. Dabney, Charles F. Dabney, and Ronnie E. Dabney; a brother-in-law, Charles R. “Ronnie” Morris, Sr.; one great-grandson, Jackson Welch.

Brenda worked in customer service until retiring to take care of the family.

She loved garage sales, going to the boat and spending time with her family.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Central Christian Church of Fulton, in care of Fenton Funeral Chapel, 104 S. Collier, Centralia, MO 65240.

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