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Brenda Y. Lightfoot

January 15, 2021

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Brenda Y. Lightfoot, age 67, of West Jefferson, Ohio, passed away after a two-month battle with COVID on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  Born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Jack and Annie Salyer, Brenda was a graduate of West Jefferson High School, Class of 1971.  She retired from Gates-McDonald and later served as a Deputy Clerk with the Madison County Clerk of Courts Office.  She retired in 2019.  Brenda was an avid Ohio State fan.  She served as a member of the Madison County Republican Central Committee, the Madison County Women’s Republican Committee and also served as a former President of Lifepoint Family Center.  In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her father-in-law Harfey W. Lightfoot.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 35 years, Gary A. Lightfoot, son Christopher John Warner, grandchildren: Daniel Warner and Jordan (Dylan) Wholaver, great-granddaughter Ella Grace Wholaver, sister Judith (Paul) Cavinee, brother Jack M. “Chip” (Karen) Salyer, Jr., mother-in-law Betty Mae Lightfoot, brother-in-law David Lightfoot, sister-in-law Patricia Ann (Ronald) Hardin, aunt Karen Salyers and many nieces, nephews and friends.  Family will welcome friends from 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021 at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 West Main Street, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.  GRAVESIDE SERVICES will be held at 1:30 p.m. on THURSDAY at HAMPTON CEMETERY in West Jefferson.  PLEASE NOTE:  FACIAL COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND AT THE CEMETERY.  SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED. For those unable to attend in person, Livestreaming of the Graveside Services will be available on this website and can be viewed at approximately 1:25 p.m. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions to Brenda’s favorite charity:   Lifepoint Family Center, Inc., P.O. Box 631, London, OH 43140.  Please share your favorite memories of Brenda on this webpage or send your condolences to her family.    

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)


1355 W Main St, West Jefferson, OH 43162

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

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