Brenda Lynn Howard, 67, of Hixson, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 15, 2014. She was born to the late Carl and Louise OBryant Coheley. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene F. Howard. Brenda is survived by her daughters, Kristi Hanley and Amanda Howard; son, Heath Howard; and grandchildren, Kamin Howard, Madicon Henley, Shay Henley, Ryan Henley Howard; great-grandchildren, Alexis Westover, Allie Westover, Waylon Evans, MacKenzie Henley and Aaron Henley. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the chapel with Dr. John Carter officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation noon until 7 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.