Brenda A. Pardue

Mrs. Brenda A. Pardue, age 75 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Born Thursday, October 15, 1942 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Irris F. Austin and Alice O. Walker Austin; son, Howard Pardue, Jr.; and brothers, Johnny, Felix, Homer, and Freddy Austin. Brenda’s Chicken Inn is a fixture in Winnfield and has been serving Winn Parish and the residents of surrounding parishes for almost 40 years. Mrs. Brenda was a devout Christian and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She never met a stranger, was very generous and always willing to help anyone. Mrs. Pardue loved the Lord, as well as her community, family, and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 59 years, Howard Pardue; son, Dennis Pardue (Alaina); daughter, Stacy Pardue Moreau (Brian); granddaughter, Chelsey Shumaker (Nahan); grandson, Tanner Pardue; grandson, Tyler Stracener grandson, Brenton Smith (Lynsey); grandson, Bradley Smith (Ashley); granddaughter, BreAnne Smith; great grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, and Jonathan Shumaker; and sister, Shirley Dark (Paul). Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at The Family Church with Reverends Norris Curry, Robert Franks, and Bobby Bates officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories, in Winnfield. Serving the family as pallbearers were Fred Rison, Jamey Maxwell, Thomas Ray Berry, Tim Simons, Glynn Longino, and Chance Guilliams. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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