Brenda Rosette Smith Rivers

Published 8:36 am Sunday, June 30, 2024

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Mrs. Brenda Rosette Smith Rivers, 74, of Mocksville, died Thursday, June 27, 2024 at SECU Hospice Care Center in Yadkinville.

She was born on Nov. 20, 1949 in Forsyth County to the late Virgil Gray and Mary Carolyn Smith.

Brenda attended Heaven Bound Full Gospel Church in Mocksville. She enjoyed cooking and baking, westerns, and gospel music. She also enjoyed fishing and loved roosters. Most of all, she was crazy about her grandkids.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William Rivers Sr.; her daughter, Tracie Marie Rivers; and 2 sisters, Kathy Rivers and Amy Revels.

Survivors include: 3 sons, John Rivers (Kimberly), Douglas Rivers (Lisa), and Donald Rivers, all of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Jasmine Renee Rivers, Bailey Douglas McCook, and Bentley Rose Rivers; siblings, Cyndie Isaacs (Dale) of Oklahoma, Virgil Keith Smith of Mocksville, and Emily Stewart (Roger) of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 2 at Eaton Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Courtney Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Monday, July 1, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin, 243 N. Lee Ave., Yadkinville, NC 27055.

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