Brenda Kay Stratton, 71, of Walnut Ridge, passed away Nov. 8, 2020, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Born Sept. 19, 1949, in Trumann, she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Jessie Farmer Johnson. Brenda was united in marriage to Dale Stratton on March 12, 1972. She was a housewife and loved to work with her flowers in the yard. She was a member of the United Free Will Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.

She is preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Dale, of the home; two sons, Keith (Leslie) Stratton of Paragould and Kevin (Cecilia) Stratton of Phoenix; one granddaughter, Brenda Martina Stratton; one brother, Lonnie Johnson; a sister, Pat Johnson; and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, from 2-3 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home in Hoxie. Private interment of her cremains will take place at a later date at Cross Roads Cemetery in Portia.

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