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Brenda Crittenden

Brenda Sue Crittenden, 69, of Amanda, Ohio, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at Fairfield Medical Cen-ter.
She was born March 20, 1950, in West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Sidney and Margaret (England) Burke. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was affectionately known as “Nana.”
Although she had many talents, her true passion was taking care of her home, cooking, decorating and tending to her garden. She loved her family above all else. She attended Circle Hill Church of Christ.
She is survived by three daughters, Connie Crittenden of Stoutsville, Ohio, Teresa Schlosser and Kim (Dave) Miller, both of Amanda; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Brandi) Nestor, Lawrence (Veronica) Sahr, Rachael (Eric) Wadlington, Tim Sahr, Cody, Kylea and Kelsey Schlosser and Marissa and Makenna Miller; eight great-grandchildren, Terrence, Gabriella, Abigail and Scarlett Sahr, Sonny and Bronson Nestor, Nora and Ely Wadlington; three sisters, Marcella Burke from Texas and Jeannie (Wayne) Wilmath and Patty Jones, both of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Crittenden Jr.; a sister, Eloise Stevens; a brother, Mike Burke; and a brother-in-law, Roger Jones.
A celebration of her life will be held 11 a.m. Friday at River Valley Life Church, located at 2190 Coonpath Road NW, Lancaster, Ohio 43130, with Pastor Paul Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Lancaster.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to service on Friday at the church.
The family requests memorials be made to Taylor Funeral Home, P.O. Box 176, Amanda, Ohio 43102, to assist with expenses.
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Published 12.10.19

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