Brenda M. Bane, 76, of Brownwood, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood.

Graveside services were held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Cross Cut Cemetery in Brown County, Texas with David Barnum officiating.

Brenda was born on Jan. 26, 1940 in Elizabeth City, N.C. to Walter Commander and Pearl (Russell) Commander. Brenda retired from AT&T after 25 years. She and Gerald celebrated 39 years of marriage. They were married in Oklahoma. She enjoyed playing tennis, traveling. She loved all types of animals. She had faith in God and believed in Jesus Christ.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Gerald G. Bane; brother, Walter Grigsby and his wife Jo Ann.

In lieu of flowers the family would like you to make a donation to any Animal Shelter of your choice.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.higginbothamfuneralhomecrossplains.com.