Age: 68 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Brenda Peterson Canaan of Burnsville went home to be with the lord Tuesday, January 28th at her home surrounded by her family. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Virginia Bailey Peterson. She was a former employee of OMC. Brenda was a member of Bolens Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband of 25 years, Lee Canaan; a daughter, Pam Allen and husband, Jeff; and a son, Charlie Carroway and wife, Sherri, all of Burnsville; a step daughter, Laurie Onkels and husband, Ronnie of Kenosha, WI; a step son, Todd Canaan; a sister, Claudette Carroll and husband, K. E.; 4 grandchildren: Eden and Jenny Carroway and Juliana and Finley Allen; and a special friend, Micki Hoilman all of Burnsville.
Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Thursday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Her son, Rev. Charlie Carroway and Niles Howell will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM Friday in the Fairview Cemetery at Horton Hill.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 PM Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
To send an online condolence please visit the website: www.holcombebrothers.com