MT. CARMEL — Brenda Sue Howell, age 61, Mt. Carmel, formerly, 521 Coffee St., Erwin, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 in Wellmont-Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN.
She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of Barbara Johnson Tapp and the late Ernest Tapp. Brenda was a former bookkeeper of 37 years for Liberty Lumber. She was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church.
She leaves behind; Daughter: Sherry Trent, her husband Chad, Mt. Carmel, TN; Granddaughter: Olivia Trent; Three Brothers: Marvin Tapp, Erwin, Mike Tapp, Seymour, TN, Steve Tapp, Lawrenceburg, IN.
The funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 31, 2011 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Rob Moor will officiate.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 31, 2011 from 11:00 AM until service time in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. The committal service will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Brenda Sue Howell Memorial Fund, ℅ Ninth Street Baptist Church, 310 Ninth Street, Erwin, TN 37650.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Brenda Sue Howell through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.