Brenda Lee Allen, 53, long-time resident of Mesquite, Texas, passed away Feb. 14, 2013, from a lengthy battle with lung disease.
Brenda was born June 26, 1959, in Belleville, Illinois, but grew up in Mesquite since the age of 9. She graduated from Mesquite High School in 1977.
She is survived by her mother, Bernice Allen; brothers, Tony Allen and Bill Allen; sister, Marsha Allen; and her companion, Gilbert Sibel.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Gonzalez Funeral Home (formerly Anderson Clayton) in Mesquite.