Funeral services for Brenda Raye Parkinson are scheduled for Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 12 PM at the First Baptist Church in Smithville, Texas with interment to follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Smithville. A Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 10-12AM, also at the church.
Brenda Hoskins Parkinson, 62, was called home to the Lord on August 4, 2022 in Austin, Texas. She was born October 22, 1959 in Smithville, Texas to Raymond and Kay Hoskins.
Brenda was proud to be in Law Enforcement for over 25 years. She served as an officer in Bastrop County and retired as a dispatcher for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in August 2019. She also worked at H-E-B in La Grange for over 20 years. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church. She loved her friends and families from the Sheriff’s Office, H-E-B, and the Church. Everyone that knew Brenda knew that she loved her dogs, her daughter and son-in-law and her grandchildren. She was a true hometown spirit and hero who will be missed dearly by all.
Brenda is preceded in death by her parents; Raymond and Kay Hoskins and one sister, Kathryn Ann Hoskins.
She is survived by her daughter, Kitty Brenner (Zack) of Edinburg; grandchildren, Cory Kelley, Hayden and Sydnie Brenner; nieces, Christy (Tim) Henker and Jana Welch; great nieces, Kari Nielson, Kayla Phipps, Sherie Welch, Kyersti Welch and one great nephew, Raymond Welch.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the First Baptist Church in Smithville or to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.