Brenda McCoy Harris, 77, of Blacksburg, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at her home.
She was born in Christiansburg on Aug. 19, 1943, to the late Everett Douglas and Pauline Ury Croy McCoy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Sherwood Harris.
She was a longtime member of Community Christian Church, McCoy, practicing a strong Christian faith in Jesus Christ. Brenda retired from the graduate school at Virginia Tech after over 45 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed being a green thumb raising her beautiful plants and flowers, as well as enjoying feeding and watching the birds outside. Above all else, she had a great love for her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Michele and Greg Dudash and Tracy and Mike Freeman; a son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Karen Harris; grandchildren Scott Harris, Bryant Harris, and Owen Freeman; a sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Doug Minnix; several nieces and nephews, numerous cousins, and her work family at the graduate shool.
Funeral services will be conducted today, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Community Christian Church, McCoy, with Mr. Chris Brandow officiating. Interment will follow in the Albert-Scott Family Cemetery, McCoy.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.