In Loving

Brenda J. McFarlane

Jun 28, 1968 – Feb 14, 2015

Brenda McFarlane, 46 of Mineral, Virginia (formerly of Cedar Grove, TN), passed away unexpectedly on February 14, 2015.She was a graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School and was currently employed as a Sheriff’s Dispatcher.Brenda was an avid NY Giants and Pittsburgh Penguins fan and loved to tease her family and friends who rooted for her rival teams. She loved her dogs, Jag and Tara, her work, and spending time with her friends and family.She is survived by her 2 sons, Matthew Fulkrod of NY and Jason Fulkrod of NV; Her stepchildren, Karen (Bill) Diercks, and Gary Mcfarlane of Spartanburg, SC; Her granddaughter Alexis of NY; her 2 sisters, Darcie (Jeff) Beckwith of Hamilton, VA and Justina (Bill) Deskins of Gerrardstown, WV; her stepdad John Crouch of Mansfield, PA; Her grandmother, Shirley Seeley of Westfield, PA; 2 Nieces, Felicia (Miguel) Sergovia of Martinsburg, WV, and Dakota Gallahan of Hedgesville, WV; Her Nephews, Garrett, Ryan and Chase of Hamilton, VA, and Adam Diercks of Spartanburg, SC; She is also survived by 3 great nieces, aunts, uncles, and cousins, along with numerous friends, far and wide, many that she treated like family. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon McFarlane and her mother, Sharon Seeley.Brenda had a huge heart, was a caretaker to many, made friends fast, wore her heart on her sleeve and loved endlessly. She will be sorely missed.Family will be receiving friends at a celebration of life at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Avenue, Louisa, VA on Saturday, February 21st at 12 NoonIn Lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department or to Suicide Prevention.