Brenda Jo Sutherland
Brenda Jo Sutherland-Pritchett was born October 8, 1952, to Luther and Mary Sutherland of the Little Rock area. She passed away at her home in Piggott on December 21, 2014. She was of the Baptist faith.
Brenda, at age five, came to live with Dan and Melva Pritchett through foster care, and Mrs. Josie Brandon, head of Social Services at that time. She continued to live there through her young years. Her foster dad, Dan, died August 10, 1964, but she was still able to stay with Melva and finished high school at Piggott.
She married Gaylon Romine and a son, Matthew Dan, was born.
Brenda leaves her beloved son and two granddaughters, Morgan and Hunter.
Preceding her in death were her birth parents and her foster dad, Dan Pritchett. Her foster brother, Danny Pritchett, passed away a month later on January 17, 2015.
Brenda also leaves her foster mother, Melva Pritchett; a brother, J. E. and wife Julie Pritchett of Overland Park, Kan. and aunts and uncles and lots of cousins who loved Brenda as one of our very own, she is a true member of our family and a kind and gentle soul.
Brenda Jo worked as a caregiver for over 20 years. She took care of home bound patients and later she assisted ambulatory patients with various needs.
Brenda Jo will be missed by all who knew her.