Brenda Annette Bellamy
November 20, 1949 – September 6, 2014
Brenda Annette Bellamy was born to Feado and Dora Pegues on November 20, 1949 in Brawley, California. An ordinary woman who accomplished extraordinary things, Brenda grew up in Brawley, California where she attended Miguel Hidalgo Elementary School, Barbara Worth Junior High School and graduated from Brawley Union High School in the class of 1969.
After Brenda became a housewife and mother, she began her working career at Oakley Elementary School as a teacher’s aide, her next assignment was at the USDA Cotton Division. She then moved on to JC Penney’s as the Catalog Department Supervisor, she ended her working career at El Centro Union High School, where she medically retired in 2011.
Brenda had a creative and artistic side, which included her great love for art and design. She was a gifted quilter, interior decorator, artist and landscaper. Brenda’s home was always a beautiful work in progress. The most intriguing thing about Brenda was her great love for family, and friends. She spent hours daily communicating with her loved ones. With each call she brought joy and laughter to many, and with her caring heart, peace to every life she touched. Brenda married her husband Ralph Bellamy on April 7, 1980, from this union they were blessed with a son, Rashad Ralph Bellamy.
The Chapel Service for Brenda will be on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley at 9:00 a.m.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The burial will be on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Riverview Cemetery after the Chapel Service.
Brenda is preceded in death by her son, Rashad Ralph Bellamy in 1980, by her father, Feado Pegues in November 16, 1990, by her morther Dora Pegues on May 16, 2002, by her brother, Feado Pegues Jr. on January 18, 1951, and by her sister, Ruby Phillips on August 24, 2011.
On Saturday September 6, 2014 Brenda went home to be with the Lord: and she leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Ralph Bellamy, Sons, Anthony Lee Brazzil and Andre Lee Brazzil, Step-son, Ralph Anthony Bellamy and Daughter, Sandra Brazzil. Brother, Ronald David Pegues, Sisters Patricia Edmonds, Erma Wright, Mary Olson and Verdell Pegues-Johnson. Brothers-in-law, John Edmonds, Hazemond Wright, Darcy Olson, Roderick Johnson. Nephews, Ronald, Edward, Albert, Shanard, Raymond, Preston, Melvin, Cavin, Dorian and Robert. Nieces, Victoria, R’Betrice, Alisha, Kimisha, and numerous other relatives near and far.
She is loved dearly and will be greatly missed, rest in Heaven.