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Brenda Gail (Merritt) Willard

September 11, 1942 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Brenda Willard Obituary

Brenda Gail Willard, 80, of Winston-Salem passed away Wednesday.

Brenda was born September 11, 1942, in Stokes County, NC to the late Robert and Dellie James Merritt.  Brenda’s life was centered around her family and her home.  She enjoyed cooking, flowers and country music.  Brenda was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving is her husband, Roger Willard of the home; one son, Danny Willard of Winston-Salem; one daughter, Kristy W. Freeman (Tim) of Kernersville; six grandchildren: Brandon Willard, Brianna Freeman, Hayley Freeman, Tyler Freeman, Zackary Freeman and Elijah Freeman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2022, at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home, Winston-Salem, NC with Rev. Bryan Hullette officiating.  Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, NC.

The family will receive friends Sunday, from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home located at 10301 N NC Hwy 109, Winston-Salem, NC.

Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online at

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November 20, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
JC Green & Sons Funeral Home (Wallburg)
10301 North NC Hwy 109
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

Funeral Service
November 20, 2022

3:00 PM
JC Green & Sons Funeral Home (Wallburg)
10301 North NC Hwy 109
Winston-Salem, NC 27107


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