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Nov. 4, 1952 - Jan. 25, 2014
Brenda Joy Newsom, daughter of Chuck and June Howell, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Farmington. She was 61. The cause of death is undetermined at this time.
Mrs. Newsom was born to the Howells Nov. 4, 1952, in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock, Texas, in 1971, going on to attend the L.I.F.E. Bible College in Los Angeles, Calif., for one year. She worked in housekeeping in the hotel and motel industry for her entire career. At various times, she lived and worked in Farmington, Laughlin, Nev., Bullhead City, Ariz. and Florida.
She returned as a full time Farmington resident in 1994.
"Brenda was a creative gift giver and crafter," according to her family. "She was a thoughtful family member and never forgot a birthday or anniversary."
Mrs. Newsom is survived by her parents, Chuck and June Howell of Durango, Colo., brother, Dwayne Howell of Durango, Colo.; companion, Gary Patton of Farmington; and numerous nephews and nieces.
A private family service will be held at a later date.