Eva Pearl Brenner, 95, died peacefully at 9:05 AM Saturday, November 16, 2013, at her home at Campbell House in Bellefontaine.
She was born on April 21, 1918, in rural Bellefontaine, a daughter of the late Joseph Ephriam and Thelma R. Young Jackson.
On October 23, 1937, she married Orval Christopher Brenner in DeGraff and he died November 4, 2000. She was also preceded in death by four brothers; Robert, Paul, William and John L. Jackson and two sisters; Emma Cloninger and Kathryn Danner.
Survivors include three sons; Phillip (Ellen) Brenner of Port Jefferson, Floyd (Ruby) Brenner and Wayne (Charlene) Brenner both of Bellefontaine, three daughters; Mary Jane (William) Zirkle of Arkansas, Janet Bell of Huntsville and Phyllis Brenner of Bellefontaine, two brothers; Charles A. "Sonny" (Charlotte) Jackson of Bellefontaine and Howard "Bud" (Jenean) Jackson of DeGraff and one sister; Helen Mohr of DeGraff. There are also many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
A homemaker and 1936 graduate of DeGraff High School, she was a member of Gretna Brethren Church, the church Gleaners W.M.S., and the Eveready Club.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, with Pastor Larry Brown officiating. Burial is in the Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.
Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to: Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/madden.