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Brenda Sue Wilson Vires Staton, Casey Co., KY

Brenda Sue Wilson Vires Staton, the daughter of James Lester Wilson and the late Stella Wilson, died on September 30, 2011 at the age of 60.

Funeral services are 2pmET/1pmCT, Tuesday October 4, 2011 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Clifford DeHart officiating. Burial is in Poplar Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6pm-9pmET/5pm-8pmCT and continue Tuesday from 8amET/7amCT until funeral service.

She was born in Liberty, KY and attended the former Phelps Elementary and Casey County High School. In her young adult years, she moved to Cincinnati, OH and worked at Cambridge Tile where she met and married Bill Vires. Brenda and Bill had two children together and reared their three other children, Janet, Jackie, and Sue.

She and Bill moved to Liberty, KY in 1981 and Brenda had called Liberty, KY, home since that time. Brenda and Bill later divorced and Brenda married Carl Staton. Brenda came to be the stepmother of Carl's son, John.

Brenda, in addition to farming, worked at Osh Kosh, Green River Nursing Home, and R. R. Donelly during her adult years.

Brenda demonstrated her strong work ethic at each place of employment. She leaves this legacy of working hard at what you do to her daughter and many others who knew her. In addition, Brenda leaves a legacy of caring for others and went to great lengths to meet other's needs.

Brenda had an exceptional commitment and loyalty to her family. She took great effort to ensure every one around her was cared for. She leaves behind a legacy of devotion and relentless commitment to her family and friends. Brenda demonstrated an admirable work ethic and lived a great example for all those who knew her to follow. Brenda Sue Staton, a mother, daughter, sister, an aunt, and a friend will be greatly missed.She was preceded in death by her son, Billy James Vires.She is survived by the following:
  • A daughter: Melissa Vires Bryant and her husband, Keene Bryant of Loveland OH.

  • Step children: Jackie Sherman of Florida, Sue Schneider of Indiana, and the late Janet Patton of Liberty KY

  • Three grandchildren: Keene Aiden, Elise Katherine, and Addison Jane Bryant all of Loveland OH

  • Her siblings: James Wilson, Betty Gadberry, Johnny Wilson, Jerry Wilson, and Lewis Wilson

  • Many nieces, nephews, and friends

  • McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY in charge of arrangements.

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