MOUNT VERNON — Brenda L. McNamara, 56, of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Knox Community Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1961, in Mount Vernon, to Erma (Ball) Green Elliott and the late Charles Harold Green.

Brenda owned and operated a day care for over 19 years. She was an avid Elvis Presley fan and loved raising all different breeds of dogs. Brenda attended the Apostolic Christian Church in Mount Vernon.

Brenda is survived by her husband, David L. McNamara; daughter, Brittany (Francisco Villanueva) McNamara; stepson, Davie (Carrie) McNamara; her mother, Erma; grandsons, Jared Fairchild and Dylan McNamara; siblings, Paula Robinson, Susie (Danny) May, Charles (Susan) Green, Mary Green and Paul (Carrie) Green; numerous nieces and nephews; and her canine and feline companions.

Brenda was preceded in death by her father, Charles; brother, David Losh; and a great-grandson, Jason Landon Fairchild.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service celebrating the life of Brenda at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, at the Apostolic Christian Church, 1635 Old Delaware Road, Mount Vernon.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Brenda L. McNamara.


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