Brenda K. Buckaloo-Merchant
DENISON - Brenda K. Buckaloo-Merchant, age 54, went home to be her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, January 10, 2016 in Howe, Texas. Brenda was born June 10, 1962 in Fort Worth, Texas the daughter of John Lee and Mattie Jean (Wallace) Buckaloo. She married the love of her life, Julius F. Merchant December 16, 2000. Brenda worked in the insurance industry for 18 years and medical field prior to being disabled in 2011. Brenda leaves behind her beloved family, adopted children, Samuel Mason of Denison, TX and Destiny Mason Childress of Durant, OK; step-children, Joshua and wife, Jillian of Manville, OK and Stephanie Merchant of Manville, OK; seven grandchildren, Corey, Cadence and Chance Merchant, Jazlyn, Jeremy and Ashlyn Merchant and Alex Mason; three sisters, Wanda Buckaloo of Denison, TX, Joyce Dinwoodie of Sherman, TX and Carolyn Young of Ivanhoe, TX; one brother, Johnnie Lee Buckaloo of Denison, TX; nieces, Ardra Jones and husband, Brian and children of Austin, TX, Amanda Sanders and husband, Glenn of Savoy, TX, Minnie Wilson and husband, Tyler of Jacksonville, FL, Kelly Merchant-Buckley and husband, David of Van Alstyne, TX; nephews, Michael Hartline and wife, Crystal of Denison, TX, Tim Young and wife, Haley and family of Ivanhoe, TX, Jarrod Merchant and wife, Joshlyn and family of Pottsboro, TX, Justin Merchant and wife, Pamela and family of Frisco, TX; along with a host of beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great- great nieces and nephew on both the Merchant and Buckaloo side that she loved very much and many friends whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents and husband, Julius F. Merchant. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Truth Church with Pastor David Gilbert officiating. Final resting place will be in Hall Cemetery in Howe, Texas. Family visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church. Pallbearers will be Jarrod Merchant, Jared Sutton, Tex Hopper, Michael Hartline, Justin Merchant, Tim Young, Jason Neal and Samuel Mason. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kevin Lee, Johnnie Lee Buckaloo Jr., Joshua Merchant, Brian Jones, Jacob Hartline, Kimma Young and Logan Sanders. Memorials may be made in her name to Truth Church, P. O. Box 284, Denison, TX 75021. Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home in Denison.
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