Brenda S. Reid (Guillory), 63, resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on April 7, 2018. Graduate of Hammond High School, class of 1972, winner of a Betty Crocker Scholarship to Southeastern University in Hammond, LA., she spent many years as a Banker before becoming a mother, and married to Michael A. Reid, a devoted wife and mother to two daughters. She greeted all with a smile, and knew no stranger. She had a very tenacious and courageous spirit, charitable heart, nurturing, supportive and selfless. She made broken look beautiful, and strong look invincible, she walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.
Brenda is survived by her husband of 39 years, Michael Allen Reid; two daughters, Molly Erin and her husband Austin Darouse, and Brett Allison and her husband Randy Evans; and her niece, Devon McKinney.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Aurther and Katie Varnado Guillory; sisters, Darcey Guillory Gonzales and Elaine Guillory Tourere; and brother, Michael DeSaix.
Visiting hours will take place at Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home, on Thursday April 12, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. until services at 11:00 A.M., burial will follow at Resthaven.
The family of Brenda wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Flannery Oaks Guest House and long-time care giver Mary Silkowski.
I am so sorry Molly I just saw this my heart breaks for you and your sister your mom was a very beautiful woman and always had a smile on my face
Terri SoileauDenham Springs, LA
So sorry for your loss. She was a dear sweet lady. Now she is in the arms of Jesus. She will be truly missed. I will be praying for ya'll in this sad time.
Mary SilkowskiWinnsboro, LA
Prayers sent to your family. Hope you find peace in the Lord.
Barbara McMullanBaton Rouge, LA
Molly & Brett, I'm sincerely sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Becky LaCourBaton Rouge, LA
"When you speak of Brenda speak not with tears for thoughts of her should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort for her life was rich because of you.” Author Unknown. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.
Randy and Annie EvansGonzales, LA
Every time I saw Brenda she walked lightly with a big smile on her face. She would bring the girls to the office to visit Mike. I could see the love and pride that she had for her beautiful family. God has gained a beautiful angel.
Lynda Goodwin CoitCypress, TX
So sorry to hear of the death of your Mother. All love and symphony from Mr. Lupe and me.
Gerry AndradeDenham Springs, LA
It's never easy to say goodbye. My deepest condolences.
Judy MItchell CookPasadena, TX
My prayers are with each of you at this time. Love to you all.
Brenda DeSaixNampa, ID
We send our heartfelt condolences.
Glenn and Brenda DominguezPONCHATOULA, LA