Brenda K. "Slim" Gossett, 42, of Neelyville, Mo., died Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at her home. She was born Jan. 25, 1968, at St. Louis and was a lifelong resident of the region.
She was a homemaker and a member of the women's auxiliary of Naylor American Legion Post #643. She enjoyed shooting pool, playing poker, animals, karaoke and collecting lighthouses.
She is survived by her parents, George McKinley of Neelyville and Fayetta Waters of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Tresa Pennington of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Ponda Wood of Piggott and Brittany McKinley of Neelyville; one brother, Tommy McKinley of Doniphan and two grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Friday, June 11, at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville. Visitation was held prior to the service at the funeral home. Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home of Neelyville was in charge of the arrangements.