SPRINGFIELD - Brenda S. Cavenaile, 68, of Springfield, died on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center.
Brenda was born on July 17, 1944 in Jefferson City, MO the daughter of William and Mary Piper Edwards. She married Thomas Cavenaile and they later divorced; he preceded her in death on March 19, 1989.
She had a long career with the phone company and worked many years for the State of Illinois before retiring.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Patricia Yaris.
She is survived by her daughter, Preslee (companion, Billie Snyder) Cavenaile; sons, Chad (companion, Tammy walker), and Tommy (wife, Leslie) Cavenaile; sister, Judith Edwards; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial gathering from 1-2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home. A celebration of her life will follow at her son Chad's home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family of Brenda Cavenaile c/o Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements.
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