Brenda Kay Skaggs Cote of Hodgenville passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.
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She was born Jan. 14, 1944, and was a 1962 graduate of LaRue County High School. She continued her education at Western Kentucky University, receiving a degree in elementary education. After teaching on the elementary level, she went on to work for civil service at Fort Knox as an educational specialist until she retired.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Beulah Perkins Skaggs.
She is survived by a brother, Larry (Susie) Skaggs of Hodgenville; one nephew, Todd (Kim) Skaggs of Shepherdsville; two nieces, Tarrin (Jeff) Aliff of Lantana Beach, Fla., and Laura (BJ) Ward of Hodgenville; two great-nieces, Emerald (Mike) Rizzo of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Layla Ward of Hodgenville; and two great-nephews, Logan Aliff of Lantana Beach and Clay Ward of Hodgenville.
In keeping with Brenda Kay Skaggs Cote's wishes, she was cremated.
Private graveside services were in Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.
Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville was in charge of arrangements.
William R. Rust Funeral Home-Hodgenville Chapel
612 North Lincoln Boulevard Hodgenville, KY 42748
Published in The News-Enterprise on Apr. 21, 2013