In Memory of

Brenda Lee Meyers

November 11, 1961 - May 8, 2018
From: Cherokee, IA

 Brenda Lee Meyers, the daughter of Doris (Yazel) Meyers was born November 11, 1961, in Boone, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Boone and Pilot Mound, IA. Her family later moved to Spirit Lake, IA. In 1983, Brenda was blessed with a daughter, Angela. In 1985, she met William Smith Jr. in Mesa, AZ. They lived in Arizona for a short while and welcomed their son, Anthony. In 1987, they moved to Milford, IA and welcomed their daughter, Katie.

 The family moved to Cherokee, IA in 2000. Brenda worked at the Best Western for six years, and was a well known bartender at Archie’s for many years. Most of all she loved being a homemaker and raising her children. She was also a loving mother to other children in the community and always strived to help them anyway she could.

 She enjoyed gardening, watching westerns, garage sales, thrift shops, and antique stores. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

 On May 8, 2018, Brenda passed away at Lakes Regional Medical Center at the age of 56. She was preceded in death by her mother, Doris Meyers; brother, Rick Meyers; grandson, Anthony Meyers; and one nephew, James D. Meyers.

 She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Billy Smith Jr. of Cherokee, IA; children, Angela (Neil) Gorton of Hitchin, England, Anthony (Shelby) Smith of Washta, IA, and Katie Meyers of Spencer, IA; grandchildren, Andrea, Jr, Lily, and Logan; one special niece, Kilie Jo; and her siblings, Tom Meyers, Katherine Strain, Shirley Housley, Alice Cadman, Connie Sudbrock, and Betty Helland; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. A reception will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Cherokee V.F.W. Everyone is invited for a time of food and fellowship.
Pastor Jane Johnston
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
"Amazing Grace"
"You Are My Sunshine"
At A Later Date


Monday, May 21, 2018 at 3:17 PM
“Billy and Family we are so sorry for your loss, Brenda was a great woman. We have great memories of her from the apartments, she will be missed.”
- Alicia, Marie, and Kurtice Rollefson
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 9:32 AM
“We want to send prayers and love to family in this time of grief and loss. love Wests”
- Eddie and Eula West / Kevin West and Eric, Geoff, and Justin
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 9:22 AM
“When you lose someone you love so much you gain an angel you know, I love you guys so much and am wishing you peace for comfort, courage for the days ahead and loving memories to forever warm your hearts
Love Amanda ”
- Amanda Howard
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:48 PM
“Love and miss you mom”
- Shelby smith
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:48 PM
“Take a deep breath and remember the good times.”
- Laurie Williamson
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:48 PM
“So sorry about Brenda Billy. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.”
- Paulette Kroll
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:48 PM
“Larry and I send our love and prayers. May God be with you and give you strength and courage in your time of need. ”
- Cindy Meyers
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