Brenda Wilson

Brenda Wilson

Brenda Wilson passed away December 7, 2021. She was born April 24, 1964, to James and Eleanor LaPonsie, in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the youngest of six children and had a wonderful childhood. The family enjoyed many summers relaxing in their cabin at Hawley Lake.

Brenda had a love of all animals. During her school years, she won many medals and ribbons in equestrian events. She graduated from Rincon High School in 1982 and started her career as a professional truck driver, which spanned over thirty years. She did everything from co-owning a trucking business to cross-country driving. Of all the jobs she held, she loved working at Perkins cinders the most.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father and brother, Charles LaPonsie.

Brenda is survived by her husband, George (Chip) Wilson; sisters, Linda, Susan, and Janice LaPonsie; brother, James LaPonsie; and niece, Jennifer Ortiz.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low handled the arrangements.

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