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Brenda Gayle Johnson

Brenda Gayle Johnson, 75, of Dunn, NC, passed away March 5, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, KY.

She was born July 19, 1945, in Four Oaks, NC, the daughter of the late Wilbert David Strickland and Ellie Mae.

Brenda’s family was the most important part of her life and she loved face timing with her grandchildren. She dearly loved her dog Daisy, Coca-Cola, Cheetos, and NASCAR.

She is survived by her significant other, Charles Allen of NC; her son, Christopher B. (Heather) Johnson of Guston, KY; her adopted daughter: Caryn Winstead of NC; grandsons: Zachary L. Johnson of Newburgh, IN, Christopher B. Johnson, Jr. of Claremont, FL and Joshua G. Johnson of Guston, KY; her great-grandchildren: Liam, Ashton, Nirvana and one on the way. Also, surviving is her sister, Phyllis Monds of NC, and her niece Amy (Mark) Barbour.

There will be a visitation and funeral service in Dunn, NC.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg, KY.

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