SANFORD — Brenda Kaye Martin, 67, of Sanford, transitioned into eternal life Wednesday (02/17/21) at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.

Brenda Kaye Martin was born Dec. 9, 1953, to Walter and Cleo Martin. Brenda Kaye was preceded in death by her daughter, Ivy Daneille Martin, and her parents, Walter and Cleo Martin.

Brenda Kaye leaves to cherish her memories, a granddaughter, Ivona K. McKoy; grandson, Montrale Martin; great-grandson I’keem McKoy; sisters, Cynthia Williams (Jacob) of Winston-Salem, Judith Sharon Bush-Todd (James) of Sanford, Penny Lewis (Jamie) Pfafftown, and Lisa Sanders of Sanford,; brothers, Trevor Martin (Lena) of Australia, Tracy Martin (Angela) of Sanford, and Xavier Martin (Wendy) Pinehurst, and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and so many dear friends.

A public viewing is 1-5 p.m. Tuesday at Knotts Funeral Home, 719 Wall St., Sanford. A funeral service is 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.