Brittany Pence


Brittany Lorrainne Pence

Brittany Lorrainne Pence, our beloved daughter of 25 years, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side. She left this world for one with wings.

Brittany was born December 1, 1986 in Prunedale and spent most of her life there making friends and learning to love the outdoors. Deer Camp at Ft. Hunter Liggett was her favorite spot in the world. In 2010, she moved to Hornbrook to start a new life. She learned to race cars and play softball. She was learning to fish with her father. Brittany worked at Ray's Foods in the Deli Department. Brittany was always there for her family and friends. She made the world a better place to live in, and her boyfriend Jesse Moore made it better for her. She also loved the R Ranch.

She leaves behind her father, Ronald Pence and mother, Kimberly Pence Zachary; her brother, Robert Pence II, and sisters, Dennell Pence, Shannon Graham, and Victoria Goguan. She also leaves her great-grandfather, Dr. Donald Presley; grandfather, Donald Zachary, and Cindi Bear, who Britt considered as a second mom. Brittany also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, and loving friends. Everyone she met thought of her as family.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 1 to 9 p.m., at the Healey Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., at the Mortuary Chapel. Following services, Brittany will travel to the Grider Funeral Home in Yreka for Visitation Friday, June 1, 2012 from 3 to 8 p.m. and final services on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Following each of the services planned there will be a potluck gathering for both friends and family. Location and times will be announced.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Healey Mortuary and Crematory, 405 N. Sanborn Rd., Salinas, CA 93905;

Funeral Home

Healey Mortuary and Crematory
405 North Sanborn Road Salinas, CA 93905
(831) 424-1848

Published in The Salinas Californian on May 30, 2012