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April 24, 2014

Brenda Denise Cortie

60; New Albany

Funeral services for Brenda Denise Cortie, 60, New Albany, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at her home in New Albany.

She was born Oct. 4, 1953, in Tampa, Fla. She was an employee of Bob Evans restaurant.

Survivors include a son, Joseph Cortie and his wife, Barbara, Charleston, W.Va.; daughters, Kim Banet, New Albany, Mary Jo Goodman, New Albany, Della Clary and her husband, Dale, New Albany, and Jennifer Williams and her husband, Doug, Georgetown; her mother, Paula Nelson, Richmond, Ky.; mother-in-law, Mary V. Cortie, New Albany; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers; and one sister.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Nelson; and her grandsons, Justin Goodman and Matthew Hoffman.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

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