Brenda Louise Bruce, 56, of Chuckey, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Bruce worked at Delfasco of TN for 26 years. \n \nShe is survived by her husband of 34 years, Don Bruce; daughters: Nicole and Courtney Bruce of the home; daughter and son-in-law Victoria & Chris Smith of Athens, TN; 3 grandchildren: Zachary and Autumn Manzi, and Scott Smith; mother: Mary Eta Hicks; siblings: Wayne & Amy Penley of Midway, Donna & Jim Ryburn of Knoxville, Larry & Vicky Penley, Lois Collier, Allen Penley, all of Chuckey; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins; sister-in-law: El Crawford; brother-in-law: J.R. Bruce; a special friend who was family: Mary Fillers and family.\n \nShe was preceded in death by her father: Jay Penley and her grandparents.\n \nThe family will receive friends on Wednesday, February, 26, 2020 from 2-4pm at Jeffers Funeral Services in the Afton Chapel. A Celebration of Life will follow at 4pm in the Afton Chapel with the Rev. Danny Ricker officiating.\n \nThe family wishes to express a special thank you to Ashley Shipley with Amedysis Hospice.\n \n \nThoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nBrenda Louise Bruce, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.