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Brenda Ann Burks, 47 of Columbia, Missouri passed away June 11th, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center. She was born July 24th, 1969 in La Mesa, TX to Idella E. (Lindsey) Crews and Roy L. Burks.
She was preceded in death by both parents, one Uncle Robert Lindsey, three bothers Roy L. Lindsey, Willie L. Burks and Billie J. Scott, one sister Imogene M. Burks all of Columbia, Missouri.
Brenda accepted the Lord in her life early on. She worked over the years to provide for her three children, and did the same for her grandchildren. She eventually slowed down which she did and ended up at the City of Columbia Parking and Transportation. She met a lot of interesting people, she would say. Brenda loved writing short stories, playing dominos with her kids and spending time with her baby brother Tommy. She loved knowing her family was happy and healthy.
Brenda leaves to cherish her memory the father of her three children, Darrell W. Scott Sr., their children Darrell W. Scott, Jr., Canvas S. Scott and LaDonya S. Burks, (Micheal Britton) all of Columbia, Missouri.
Brenda also leaves to cherish her memory four brothers James H. Burks, Robert Burks and Tommy Crews all of Columbia, Missouri and Kenny Spears of Orlando, FL. Her two sisters Winnie E. Burks of Orlando, FL and Pia L. Brown of Columbia, Missouri. Her grandchildren Terrell Scott of St. Louis, Missouri, Idelayjha Lewis-Scott, Ladarrionna Samuels-Scott, La’ Siah Samuels-Scott, Elajiauna Mars all of Columbia, Missouri and Demarkus Scott of Joplin, Missouri. Her Uncle James A. Lindsey of Columbia, Missouri, Lula May Lindsey of Orlando, FL and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 18th starting at 4pm. Located at Smithton Park 3350 Waco Road, Columbia, MO. Balloons and signs will be on the corner to catch your attention.