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Brenda Howell Lemley
September 8, 1946 - June 10, 2019

Brenda Howell Lemley, age 72 of Monticello, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at her home. She was born September 8, 1946 in West Monroe, LA to the late Floyd Howell and Allene Bordelon Howell Watson.

She was a homemaker and a member of United Pentecostal Church in Monticello. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one grandson, Christopher Delpapa. She was a joy and a blessing with a gentle touch that could make anyone feel loved, and a smile that could light up a room. She will forever be in our hearts.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, William Burl Lemley of Monticello; three sons, David Lemley and wife Amanda of Gulfport, MS, Billy Lemley and Chris Lemley both of Monroe, LA; one daughter, Donna Lemley Pate of Rochester Hills, MI; three brothers, Danny Howell, Wayne Howell and Kenneth Howell all of West Monroe, LA; two sisters, Glenda Wooden and husband Vernon and Janice King both of West Monroe, LA; nine grandchildren, Allie, Nick, Joe, Lydia, Skylar, Maci, Anthony, Noah and John; one great-grandchild, Cyrus; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at United Pentecostal Church in Monticello with burial following in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Visitation 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the church, 1115 Hwy 278 West, Monticello, AR. Online guestbook at

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