Brenda Joyce Hendrix-Day
August 14, 1955 – December 04, 2021
Brenda Joyce Hendrix-Day 66, of Beaumont, TX; entered eternal life on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Baptist Hospital.
Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at Impact Ministries 1129 Delaware St, Beaumont, TX. Visitation will begin at 9AM until Funeral at 11AM. Interment will be in Anthony Cemetery Beaumont, TX.
Brenda Joyce Jackson was born to Clara B. East and Leroy Jackson on August 14, 1955, in Austin, Texas. She graduated from McCallum High School in 1973. She was employed in various different fields but retired after 15 years as a veterinary assistant at Petland.
Brenda met the first love of her life; Ernest Bruce Hendrix Jr. in Austin, Texas in 1973, where he served in the United States Air Force. Soon after, she relocated to Beaumont, Texas where she spent the remainder of her life. Brenda lived a full life of love as the wife of the late Pastor Ernest Hendrix Jr. for 35 years until his passing. To this union, 6 children were born. She was a faithful member of First Union Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas under the leadership of the late Pastor Earnest Hendrix Sr. for 25 years. In 1994, the late Pastor Ernest Hendrix Jr. was installed as Pastor and Brenda as First Lady, where she served for 15 years.
Brenda met and married the second love of her life, Dennis Sheldon Day in 2011. Brenda traveled to Minnesota in 2010 to meet Dennis after the couple communicated for over 6 months via telephone. Upon meeting one another, there was an instant attraction. Dennis and Brenda spent quality time and were always together. Their favorite place to go was Tyrell Park to have romantic picnics and on family fishing trips. The couple joined First Missionary Baptist Church in 2012 under the leadership of Pastor John F. Coleman where she remained a faithful member and attended regularly until her health began to fail.
Brenda. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Patricia Jackson; daughter in love, Shantessa Johnson; and bonus daughter, Samantha Lee.
Brenda leaves to cherish her memories; her husband, Dennis Day; daughter’s, Shalonda Hendrix-Smith (Richard); Olevia Larkins-Grant (Quentin); sons, Marvin James Hendrix (Gerald); Ernest Bruce Hendrix III (Joyceanne); Charles Alfred Hendrix (Jalaina); Jordan Hendrix (Tiffany); Joshua Hendrix; Ezra Kirkwood, Lawrence Manuel. Grandchildren, Bria, Aliyah, Frederick, Marco, Richard, Rayshun, Marvin, Ernest, Brianna, Aniyah, Jerome, Mihron, Malik, Taylor, Saniyah, Keandre, Morgan, Charles, Jordan, Jayden, Peter, Chaslyn, and Jaylyn; Great grandchildren, Amiyah, Aubrey, Nathen, Zariah, Zaiden, and Autumn; Brothers, Leroy Jackson (Annie) and Quincy Robinson; Sisters, Rita Levels (Donald) Barbara Anderson (Micah), Lorraine Smith, and Farnell Rocio; Aunt, Dinah Barros of California; God Children, Amber, Thlesia, Chelsea, Jessica, and Angel. She also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.
Proctor’s Mortuary – Beaumont, is in charge of final arrangements, 3522 Washington Blvd. Beaumont, TX. 77705 (409) 840-2022. The guest book can be signed; words of comfort and condolences for the family can be left at www.proctorsmortuary.com