Brenda Kaye Burkhart, of Richmond, passed away in her home on October 4, 2021. She was born January 31, 1954, in Richmond, to William Kenneth at Gertrude Cruse Powell, and lived here all of her life.

She worked for Paulee’s Diner, Cox’s Grocery Store, and retired from Reid Health where she worked in environmental services.

She was a member of the Full Gospel Chapel.

Brenda was a Richmond High School graduate; she loved her work, her family, church family, and serving the LORD.

She is survived by her sister Barbara (Gary) Jinks, Kenneth (Darlene) Powell, Rachel (Linder) Richardson all of Richmond; three nephews Timothy (Ashley) Powell, Billy Jinks, Lee (Tracie) Powell, two great-nieces Kelsey, Serenity, two great-nephews Tyler, and Jaxon.

Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor James Webb, Bro. Junior Rose, Bro. Alton Hale; burial will be in Goshen Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, October 11, 2021, at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting