Brenda Faye Rothwell

Brenda Faye Rothwell
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Brenda Faye Rothwell, 70, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019.

A daughter of the late Lonnie G. and Minnie McSwain Mabry, she was born in Albemarle, N.C.

Brenda and her family moved to Nassau County in 1987, coming from Gretna, La. Shortly thereafter, she began a career with government service working for both Nassau County and the city of Fernandina Beach in various positions including code enforcement and animal control. She retired and maintained her residence in Fernandina Beach.

She leaves behind her sons, Joseph Rothwell and his wife, Crystal, of Jacksonville, Fla. and Richard Rothwell of Fernandina Beach; her three sisters, Eunice Hatley of Norwood, N.C., Carolyn Carriker of Mint Hill, N.C., and Judy Allen of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, David Mabry of Albemarle, N.C.; and her three grandchildren, Kamre, Hannah, and Tegan, as well as several other extended family members.

Her family is planning to celebrate Brenda’s life at a later time.

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 16766
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Physical Address:
511 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Phone: (904) 261-3696
Fax: (904) 261-3698