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Brenda Herren Thrower

(OPELIKA) Brenda Herren Thrower, 79, of Opelika, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at her home.
A native of Roanoke, she moved to Opelika upon her marriage. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Thrower, and her parents, Maggie and Wilson Herren.
This exceptional lady was a loving mom of two sons, Trey (Whitney) and Scott, and a proud grandmother of Loren and Eleanor Thrower. She is survived by her sisters, Margie Bowen and Louise Smith (Jack) and many nieces and nephews. She was a dedicated career woman, working as a hairdresser for more than 50 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed needlepoint, crossword puzzles and cooking.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations may be made directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital online or by mail.
Graveside service was held Friday, December 1 at 11 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke.