A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 12 noon, at the Gridley Moose Lodge for Brenda Lynn Schwartz, 44 of Gridley, California. She passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital in Gridley.
Brenda was born April 17, 1967 in Gridley, California. She was a life long resident of Gridley having worked construction for many years. She attended local schools. She enjoyed riding motorcycles and spending time with her dogs. Brenda also enjoyed being with her family. She was a member of the Laborers Union Local # 185 in Yuba City.
Brenda is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Phil Schwartz, of Gridley, California; her father, Don Womack, of Yam Hill, Oregon and mother, Betty and Step-dad, Bennie Pruitt, of Live Oak, California; three sons: Gregory Smallwood, of Salem, Oregon, Michael Smallwood, of Olathe, Kansas and Geoffrey Smallwood, of Gridley, California; and one daughter, Megan Wilkins, of Oroville, California. She is also survived by four grandchildren; one brother, Donnie Womack Jr., of Newberg, Oregon, paternal grandparents, Ray and Beth Upton, of Biggs, California and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.
Private inurnment will be held.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.