Born: July 23, 1952 - Deceased: October 4, 2023
Brenda L. Knuckles, nee Embry, 71, of Freeburg, IL, born Wednesday, July 23, 1952, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at her residence in Edwardsville, IL.
Brenda was the retired owner of D & D Motors.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: Donald E. Knuckles Sr.
- Daughter: Donna Knuckles
- Parents: Kenneth J. Embry Sr. and Margaret, nee Hampton, Embry
- Kenneth Embry Jr.
- Glendal “Gene” Elmore
Surviving are her:
- Daughter: Angela Knuckles (Tracey Snyder) of Edwardsville, IL
- Tommy Elmore of Springdale, AR
- Ronald Embry of St. Louis, MO
- Richard Embry of AZ
- Melinda Embry of Jonesburg, MO
- Victoria Madergel of CA
- Granddaughter: Taryne (Robert) Burns of Mascoutah, IL
- Other grandchildren
- Great grandchildren
- Eleanor Burns
- Leighton Burns
- one due in December
- Dear nieces and nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to: Taryne Kid’s Education Fund c/o Taryne Burns.
Visitation: Visitation from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday, October 9, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, October 9, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating. Entombment will follow at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, IL.