Brenda Lee McIntosh Pearce, 68, of Germantown, TN, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Methodist Hospital Germantown. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of Martha Evans McIntosh and the late Hubert McIntosh. Brenda obtained a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from UNC- Wilmington, teaching one year, and then began a new career as office manager in an animal hospital she and her husband established in Memphis 1974. She loved to travel, making summer trips to the mountains of western North Carolina, traveling the entire eastern coast, and also made countless trips across the United States.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, are her husband: James R. Pearce, DVM; her daughter: Laura Moore (Bob); her sons: Jeff and Michael; and countless cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Joe Bennett will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Academy Hill Cemetery.
The family supports the following charities: Mid-South Greyhound Adoption Option (www.msgao.org), Greyhound Pets of America Nashville (www.gpanashville.org), Guiding Dogs for the Blind (www.guidingeyes.org), Warrior Canine Connection (www.warriorcanineconnection.org) and Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).