Brenda B. Stringer


Brenda B. Stringer

70, Columbia

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Columbia for Brenda B. Stringer, 70, of Columbia, who died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Lawrence County Nursing Center.  Interment was at Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Todd Sumrall officiated. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia and from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

As a longtime resident of Marion County, Brenda retired from the Columbia School District as business manager in 1999. She was a faithful member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and was the organist for many years. She loved her church and her grandchildren very deeply.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Lucille Boutwell.

She is survived by her son, Charlie Stringer (Tasha) of Columbia; her sister, Tommie Sue Bourne (Darron) of Columbia; four grandchildren, Peyton Stringer, Prestyn Stinger, Payne Stringer and Emma Stringer, all of Columbia; one nephew, Travis Bourne (Allison) of Columbia; one niece, Wendi Bourne; five great nephews; and a number of other family and friends.

Pallbearers were Peyton Stringer, Payne Stringer, Cole Bourne, Caleb Bourne, Parker Wilks, Jackson Wilks and Landon Wilks.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at

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