Brenda J. Ellis-Taylor passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday at The House of Day Funeral Home in Toledo, Ohio. Wake: Noon Friday at the funeral home. Brenda attended Our Mother of Mercy School and graduated from Nolan Catholic High School. She also attended Ohio State University
and later attended the University of Toledo, receiving her bachelor's degree. She was a case management instructor for Toledo public schools and taught culinary techniques at Lucas County Correction Facility. Survivors: A host of family and friends in the Toldeo and Fort Worth areas.