Brenda L. Burns

| July 20, 2020

Brenda L. Burns, 71, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020. She was born in Newcomerstown on Oct. 20, 1948 to the late Mary (Catlett) and Ronald A. Baker.

Brenda was a life-long member of the Pentecostal Church and was a secret animal-lover, frequently making donations to the Animal Shelter. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed going bowling, especially with her family. Brenda loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cubs, and she absolutely adored her grandkids.

Brenda is survived by her children George Bechtol, Angela (Matt) Mick and  Brandi (Dave Matthews) Wright; siblings James (Becky) Baker, Don (Judy) Baker, Reno (Sandy) Ingram and Paul (Marilyn) Baker; grandkids Hunter Elizabeth Carpenter, Gunnar Matthew Carpenter and David Maynard Matthews; and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Brenda is preceded in death by her husband, William G. ‘Soupy’ Burns, sisters Betty-Ruth Baker and Janet (Ray) Howard, as well as her nephew David M. Baker.

Per the family’s wishes there will be no services and a cremation will take place for Brenda. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Coshocton County Animal Shelter, 21755 Township Rd 164, Coshocton, OH 43812. The Miller Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family and an online memorial can be found at

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