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Brenda Joyce Winstead

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June 20, 1958 — Sept. 27, 2019

Brenda Joyce Winstead, 60, of Nash County, died Friday evening, Sept. 27, 2019 at Wilson Medical Center.

She was born in Wilson County on June 20, 1958 to Gladys D. Smith Winstead and Samuel T. Winstead. She was a graduate of Elm City High School.

Brenda was a kind, resourceful and generous lady with a joyful spirit. She loved animals and always advocated on their behalf. She also enjoyed creating beautiful needlepoint ornaments for the family Christmas tree.

In addition to her mother, Brenda is survived by her sisters, Teresa Winstead of Nashville and Tammy Peterson of Burgaw; her brother, Sammy Winstead of Greenville; and her niece, Linda Kay Pena and her family, with whom she lived.

Memorial donations in Brenda’s memory may be directed to the Edgecombe-Nash Humane Society, Box 1783, Rocky Mount, NC 27802.

A visitation for family and friends will be at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to First Cremation Society of Louisburg.