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Brenda Lou McNabbPassing: September 29, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 3rd @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, October 3rd @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, October 3rd

MITCHELL – Brenda Lou McNabb, 83, passed away peacefully Friday, September 29, 2023, at home in bed with her husband by her side.

Born July 4, 1940, in Silverville, she was the daughter of Reverend Frank Canada and Florence (Wright) Canada Carey.  She married Larry McNabb on March 18, 1966 and he survives.

Brenda was a member of Mitchell Wesleyan Church. She worked at Bedford Regional Medical Center for 27 years as an x-ray transcriptionist . Brenda enjoyed shopping for purses, getting her nails done, and crocheting. Her family was her greatest joy.

Survivors include her husband, Larry McNabb of Mitchell; children, Greg A. (Richelle) Onley of Mitchell, Marsha K. (Kenny) Edwards of Mitchell, Don W. (JoDeana) McNabb of Mitchell, and Michelle R. (Jeff) Scholl of Mitchell; grandchildren, Ryan (Danielle), Heather (Robbie), Stephanie, Kyle, Whitney (Nathan), Mindy (Scott), Lucas, Lillie, Jacob, and Maggie; 17 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-granddaughter (and one on the way).

Her parents; twin brother, Roger Franklin Canada; and brother, Jerry Lee Canada, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Steve Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Anita Todd | Bedford IN
    Date: October 4, 2023
    I worked with Brenda at the Bedford Medical Center, she was a part of our crazy lunch group, I have many fond memories of Brenda. We also shared a date for a family reunion at Spring Mill. Michelle....I just learned of your Mom's passing today, I would surely have come to her visitation. So so sorry for your loss, she was a beautiful lady.
  2. Guest: standley and Carol Wright | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 3, 2023
    So sorry, did not know until tonight. Standley and Brenda were cousins.
  3. Guest: Shirley Layo | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 2, 2023
    To Brenda McNabbs family, I am so saddened to hear about Brenda’s passing. I worked with her in Radiology at Bedford Medical Center. I have so many great memories of working with her. We had so many laughs & good times. We got our work done but enjoyed having her as a friend & coworker. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. Rest in peace my friend & fly high with the Angels now. .
  4. Guest: Missy Jones | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: October 2, 2023
    So sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers. Brian Missy (King) Jones
  5. Guest: Cassie Davidson | Bedford indiana
    Date: October 2, 2023
    My condolences to the family especially Larry... Larry incase you don't recognize my name I'm David Clouse daughter. I'm sorry for your loss... I can't make it to funeral but prayers and hugs
  6. Guest: Roberta Henderson | Merrill, MI
    Date: October 1, 2023
    So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.
  7. Guest: Michelle Porter | Orleans, IN
    Date: October 1, 2023
    Richelle and family. Keeping you in my prayers. So sorry for your loss
  8. Guest: Janet I Noe | Mitchell, IN
    Date: October 1, 2023
    Don and JoDeana, am sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Charlie and Janet