Brenda Sue Hardiman Yount, 77, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at Gordon Hospice House surrounded by her husband and daughters. Born on May 11, 1944, in Iredell County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Jewell Hardiman and Cordie Mae Wooten Hardiman.

Brenda was the Office Manager at Iredell Surgical Center for over 24 years before her retirement. She was a member of Landmark Church of God, where she loved her church family and had a passion for singing in the church choir. Brenda was a Prayer Warrior who had a strong faith in God. She enjoyed camping and going to the beach. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved and cherished spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Samuel and Cordie Mae Hardiman, she was preceded in death by her sister, Garnell Weatherman.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 58 years, John Yount; her daughters, Brenzell DeLay, and Alysia Owen and her husband Jeff; grandchildren, Joshua DeLay and his wife Ariel, Joseph DeLay, Hannah DeLay, Nathan DeLay, Zachary Owen, and Caroline Owen; great-grandchildren, Annaleigha DeLay, Elijah DeLay and Adley DeLay; brother, Delbert Hardiman and wife Paula; and brother-in-law, James Weatherman.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Landmark Church of God. Funeral Services will follow at 3 p.m. at the church with Pastor Phil Pearson officiating. Burial will be held in Oakwood Cemetery.

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Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

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