Brenda M. French


Brenda M. French, 74, of Perryville passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.
She was born Dec. 13, 1947 in Norton, VA to Everett Arthur and Idell Barbara (Bohnert) Williams.
She and Roger Clovis French were married on April 11, 1970. He survives in Perryville.
Brenda was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Brenda was retired from working 33 years at Independence Care Center of Perry County as the laundry and house cleaning supervisor.
Survivors include son, Thomas (Nancy) French of Perryville; three sisters, Cecilia (Robert) Ponder of St. Louis, Sandra Basler of Perryville, Diane Koenig of Tampa, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Thomas and Erica French.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant sisters, Iris and Darlene Williams; brother, Ralph Williams; two brothers-in-law, Richard Basler and Robert Koenig.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.
Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with Deacon Direk Hunt officiating.
Burial will be Friday, May 13, 2022 at 2:15 p.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Jefferson Barracks.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or St. James Catholic Church in Crosstown.
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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.