Brenda Lee White Paylor, worked tirelessly to keep her family and friends close. After a brief illness, our beloved mother, wife, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend transitioned to her heavenly home to be with the Lord.
Brenda Lee Sanders was born March 10, 1953 in Baltimore Maryland. She was the oldest child born to the late Claude Sanders and Henrietta Smith. She had one sibling, her bestie sister Senette Johnson.
Brenda attended elementary through high school in Baltimore City. After high school she furthered her education by attending nursing programs. She worked several jobs while attending those nursing programs to further her career. She also found time to attend church every Sunday and became a member of First Baptist church of Cherry Hill.
In the year 1971, she married Rodney Howard Sr, and from that union, their children were born, Rodney Howard Jr and Maurice Dant'e Howard. Brenda and Rodney's marriage ended in divorce.
Brenda liked to party, hangout and have fun with her family and friends. It wasn't a weekend that you wouldn't find some combination of the four Brenda, Puddin, Bunnie or Bernice. She had her favorite person to talk to, get advice from and hangout with who was like a brother but was her uncle, Joseph Keaton "JOE". She loved to cook and entertain. She loved sports, "RAVENS Nation", basketball and boxing. She loved music and dancing and was always singing along with the song. Traveling and cracking jokes was a big part of her life. She had a hobby and it was Plants and Flowers and she was known to have a green thumb. She was known for having an open home and you could always stop by at any time and get a meal and a laugh.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for Several years.
One Sunday at church in the year 1998, Brenda meant a classy gentleman named Henry Paylor. She and Henry would have many conversations that lead to many dates. A few years would go by and she and Henry's friendship would grow into love. She and Henry would marry in 2001. In 2005 Henry Paylor was called home to be with the Lord.
In 1986 Brenda would become a nurse's assistant and work with several hospitals including, GBMC and Maryland General. She would continue her career journey until she was forced to retire medically.
Brenda leaves behind, (Children)- Rodney Howard Jr, Maurice Dant'e Howard, (Sister)- Senette Johnson (Daughter In Law)- Jodie, (6- Grandchildren)- Chantel, Maurice Jr, Zhanae, Marques, Bria and Cedric (2-Great Grandchildren)- Marzev and Taylor (1- Niece) Natasha (3- Nephews)- Dominic, Quantez and Natavien and host of nieces, nephews relatives and friends.