Brenda June Kelley (Fraley) Renner, age 68, passed away on October 20, 2020, in Richmond. She was born on March 25, 1952, in Huntsville, Texas, to Herman and Dorothy Massengale Fraley.”
Brenda Graduated from Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas, Class of 1970. She owned Kelley’s Beauty Salon, Alvin, TX, which she eventually sold. She held manager positions at: Lancôme & Guerlain — Dillard’s & Neiman Marcus Department Stores – Sugar Land, Dallas, & Plano TX. Brenda was Miss Texas for Lancôme. She was also an accomplished Gospel Singer and made appearances throughout America.
Brenda & her husband often talked long into the night during her heart-breaking journey – near the end Brenda firmly told David that all was well with her soul. David’s quote of his wife: “Brenda was a wonderful companion to this old & tired Vietnam veteran & I will miss her dearly; and, her memory will live on as long as my heart is beating; and, in the hearts of her many friends and family.”
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her beloved husband, David Renner; daughter, Jentry Kelley; step-daughters, Michaela Renner and Patricia Renner; grandson, Liam Kelley Lynch; sister, Patsy Fraley Davis; numerous loving aunts, uncles; cousins; nieces & nephews; and of course many, many friends & former colleagues.
Brenda & David were long time members of both Rosenberg & Wallis American Legion C&W Dance Clubs. David wishes to give special thanks to Hermann Memorial Hospice and their special Angels of Care – especially Lauren, Shantae, Christina, Tammy, Anthony, Stacie, Francis, Katrina, Hospice Pharmacy; and, Chaplains Hector & Royce – they made this devastating journey as peaceful as they possibly could.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to:
• Any reputable Cancer research & preventative organization:
• Memorial Hermann Hospice: https://www.memorialhermann.org/hospice/
• Special Pals Dog Rescue, Katy, TX: https://specialpalsshelter.org.