Hitson, Brenda Faye (Bradley County)

Monday, January 14, 2013

Brenda Faye Hitson, 65, of Bradley County, TN, died on Sunday, January 13, 2013. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Beecher Hamby; and husband, Loyd Hitson.

Survivors include her mother, Ida Mae Hitson, of Cleveland; sons, Rocky Hitson and wife Marie and LeBron Hitson and wife Sarah; daughter, Karey Hitson; five grandchildren, Angelina Hitson, Alex Hitson, Samantha Hitson, Randilyn Rymer and Davey Rymer: sister, Rena Bell and husband Ed all of Cleveland; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; special friends, Arthur and Leona Peden and Carol Morgan; and friends from Family Home Health and Hospice. 

The family will receive friends from 10-3 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Bethel Baptist Church. A private burial will be held for the family. 

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements. 

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