Brenda L. Gamble, 54 of Ilion, passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2020 at Faxton-St. Luke's in New Hartford.
Brenda was born on September 22, 1965 in Watertown. She was the daughter of Homer and Pauline (Cronk) Gamble. She was a high school graduate and worked as a CNA in her younger years. Brenda enjoyed word search puzzles, coloring books, and spending money on her grandchildren. She was also very generous, donating to several different charities.
Brenda is survived by her husband Steve Willard; her mother Pauline Gamble of Ilion; two daughters Brandy and her husband Oumar Coulibaly of Herkimer and Kimlee Zobrist of Rome; a brother Homer in IN; two sisters Lillian of FL and Tina of Massena, as well as 13 grandchildren. She is predeceased by her father Homer and sister Shirley.
In keeping with Brenda's wishes there are no public services.
Arrangements are with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion.
To send an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport, the family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home in the early 1900's.