Brenda Catherine Bradshaw Daughtrey

Published 12:19 pm Tuesday, December 11, 2018

FRANKLIN — Brenda Catherine Bradshaw Daughtrey passed away suddenly in the early morning hours of Dec. 9, 2018. Brenda was born on July 17, 1940, in Franklin to the late William Mills Bradshaw Jr., and Armorel Bradshaw Johnson. Brenda graduated from Franklin High School, attended Meredith College, and graduated from Chowan College.

Brenda Catherine Bradshaw Daughtrey

She was a lifelong member of the Franklin Baptist Church and served as a deacon and on several committees. She began her career at Union Camp Corporation and retired as a senior purchasing agent in 1997 after 38 years. Brenda was an avid reader and enjoyed participating with the Franklin Literary Club. She loved to spend time with friends playing bridge and mahjong. She was a member of the Franklin Garden Club and enjoyed sharing this activity with her sisters. Brenda was passionate about her family and friends serving them loyally with a generous and giving spirit.

Brenda is survived by her husband of 58 years, Edwin P. Daughtrey Jr. of Franklin; two daughters, Armorel Catherine “Cathy” Goodman and her husband, Brad, of Oceanside, New York, and their two daughters, Lauren Goodman Umlauf, husband Billy, and son, Lucas, of Naples, Florida; and Jena Brooke Goodman of Boston, Massachusetts; Lisa D. Brinkley and her husband, Troy, and their four children, Alexander, Grayson, Meghan and Landon of Norfolk, Virginia; a sister, Cherry B. Brown and her husband, Clement, of Williamsburg, Virginia; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by her sister, Eleanor “Millie” Bradshaw Hotchkiss, also of Franklin.

The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, the 13th of December, in the Franklin Baptist Church; the Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls, officiant. The family will receive friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

Memorial donations in Brenda’s honor can be made to Franklin Baptist Church, 208 N. High St., Franklin, VA 23851.