Brenda Joyce Meade Elder, 74, of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021.
She was born April 7, 1947 in Chattanooga, Tenn., to te late Cleon Meade and Joyce Rudd of Battle Creek, Mich.
She was preceded in death by one son, Johnny Ray Elder; and granddaughter, Jennalou Charlie Elder.
Brenda is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles R. Elder; daughter, Karen Elder Wilson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; sons, David Elder and Jeffrey A. Elder of Dayton; two sisters, Jane Tetti and Wanda Watt of Battle Creek, Mich.; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.