Brenda Faye Ward-Mikulait

Brenda Faye Ward-Mikulait, age 67, of Pocahontas, passed away Friday, October 30 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral services for 67 year old Brenda Faye Ward-Mikulait will be Tuesday, November 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Collinsville. Friends may call Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Leukemia Society.

Brenda was born on December 8, 1947, to Eddie Glenn and Dorothy Pearl (nee Boren) Bonds, in Smithland, KY. On August 9, 1997, she married Leroy Mikulait at Alpha Omega Church, Collinsville, IL.

She was a member of the Mosaic Church, Highland, IL. She was a Sales Associate at Wal-Mart in Vandalia, IL, for 17 years. She enjoyed family and friends, and gardening.

She is survived by her husband, Leroy Mikulait, Pocahontas, IL; 4 children, Karen Ward, Donnellson, IL, Billy Darrell (Laura) Ward, Jr., Collinsville, IL, Susan (Wayne) Duncan, Troy, IL, and Jason Daniel (Stacey) Ward, Greenville, IL; 9 grandchildren, James C. Ward, Spc-4 Gabriel Ward, Donald E. Pruitt, Amber Pruitt, Cheyene Milligan, Megan Duncan, Lance Ward, Bryan Milligan, and Matthew Duncan; 1 great-grandchild, Bayler Wayne Lee; 3 sisters, Violet (Hurshel) Sullivan, Florence (Fred) Heil, Kay Wilson; 5 brothers, Randell (Loretta) Bonds, Phillip (Jorja) Bonds, Terry (Claudia) Bonds, Glenn (Julie) Bonds, Roney (Linda) Bonds; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death her parents, Eddie Glenn and Dorothy Pearl Bonds.