Brenda Geraldine Clayton, age 69, of McKinney, TX, passed away on June 24, 2018. She was born to Alice Rae McNeil and Harold Dean Dotson on March 7, 1949 in Orange, TX.

Brenda loved to travel and see new places and try new things. Immediately after graduating High School, Brenda worked for the FBI. She also worked for the L.P.G.A. (Ladies Professional Golf Association), often traveling the country to various L.P.G.A. events, after her career with the L.P.G.A., Brenda spent the remaining part of her career with several law firms. Brenda was blessed with many talents, including a natural ability in arts and crafts, she loved making a variety of beaded jewelry to gift family members, which she did so generously and often. Brenda’s most notable strengths were her genuine love for God and her family, many have said that her faith was a beacon of inspiration to them. She was a part of the church choir in Houston, TX and loved singing at Christmas tree celebrations. Brenda was a precious daughter, sister, aunt and great aunt as well as a true friend to many.

Left to honor her memory are her mother, Alice Dotson; her siblings; Barbara Baker and husband Mike, Dianne Mire and husband David, and David Dotson and wife Sara, her nieces and nephews; Christi Maddox, Jason Baker, Cambria Alford, Chase Dotson, and several great nieces, nephews, and dear cousins.

Visitation with family and friends will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 30th, 2018, at Forest Oaks Funeral Home at 601 Gibson St. Jasper, TX. A life honoring service will follow at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 30th, 2018. Brenda’s burial will immediately follow the visitation at West Oaks Cemetery in Jasper, TX.