Brenda Hicks Newell

Brenda Hicks Newell of Suffolk, Virginia, formerly of Crossett, passed away on June 16, 2019 at Sentera Obici Hospital. She was 56.

She was born on October 6, 1962 and was the daughter of Marie Taylor and Bernard Lovett, Jr.

She was a member of First West Church. She enjoyed New Orleans Saints football, road trips, music, and good food. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She always chose to have a positive attitude and share a smile with customers, co-workers, and family, regardless of how she felt.

Along with her father, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bobby and Daniel Lovett.

She is survived by her mother, Marie Taylor; her children, Nicholas Hicks (Amanda), Staci Sisson (Leon), and Joshua Goudeau (Stephanie); her grandchildren, Peyton, Samantha, Wesley, Sophia, Alexander, Colin, and Emmett; her siblings, Donald Taylor (Sherri), Johnny Taylor, Lydia Walker (Tony), Gerald Taylor (Michelle), and JayTaylor (Leah).

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 3, at 4 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett with Rev. Woods Watson officiating.