Cover photo for Brenda R. Woody's Obituary
Brenda R. Woody Profile Photo

Brenda R. Woody

Brenda Rena Woody, 62, passed away on August 12, 2023 in Columbus, OH. Brenda was born on May 24, 1961 in Chicago, IL to Bennie Mayfield and Eulanda Darling.

Brenda accepted Christ at an early age. She moved to Bangor, MI as a teenager. Graduated from Bangor High School met and married Oscar Woody Jr. The two have two beautiful daughters and the rest is history. Brenda moved to Columbus, OH in 2005 later attending Columbus State University.

She is preceded in death by her father, Bennie Mayfield (Bertha); mother, Eulanda Darling (Bobby). Brothers: Walter Hall Jr., Anthony Darling, Tyrone Smith, Bennie Mayfield Jr., Randy Mayfield, Donald Mayfield, David Mayfield. God daughter Nakita Robinson.

Brenda is survived by her daughters Eulanda and Latasha Woody. Siblings: Theodora King, Nina (Greg) Davis, Bobby Darling Jr., Paris Darling, Wayne (Teresa) Mayfield, Deborah Brown, Bryant Mayfield, Ronnie Mayfield, Scott Mayfield, Arthur Mayfield, Michael Mayfield and Julius (Michelle) Mayfield. Host of cousins, nephews, nieces, great nephews/nieces and really good friends.

Brenda loved: reading, bingo, playing cards, thrift shopping, dancing, listening to music (favorite artist) Luther Vandross and Anita Baker. Watching tv/movies: The Brady Bunch, Andy Griffith, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Color Purple, Norbit and anything with Denzel Washington. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends who called her Auntie Brenda and Bren.

Brenda adored her grandchildren Zymere (Granny Man), Zyeon (Chunk), Zykhi (Baby) Sistrunk, Michael (Scooter) and Amirah (Little Brenda) Jackson. Making it known her grandson’s are the most handsome boys in the world and little Brenda is the prettiest.

Brenda was a straight shooter, no beating around the bush on anything. Her stories led to tears and gut laughter. She taught valuable life lessons just by listening and giving the honest truth. Her beautiful soul will be missed but not forgotten. Especially her funny sayings and old wise tales.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance. Brenda dance the night away to Luther’s “So Amazing”.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Brenda R. Woody, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree