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Brenda Gail Bailey Moss

January 4, 1951 ~ June 14, 2018 (age 67)

Brenda Gail Bailey Moss of Opelika died Thursday, June 14th at Arbor Springs at the age of 67. Brenda was born in Covington County, AL on January 4th, 1951 to Mixon and Lucille Bailey, the baby sister of Linda Worthington, Nix Bailey, Harry Bailey, Peggy Saunders, Carolyn Scofield and Clarence Bailey. Brenda married Danny Moss, of Opelika, AL on June 7th, 1975. She graduated from Kinston High School in 1969, received a BS from Auburn University in 1973. Brenda retired as Lieutenant in Detectives at the Opelika Police Department after 27 years of service. She was also a Forensic Interviewer at the Child Advocacy for several years after her retirement from OPD.  In her spare time Brenda enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. Brenda attended First Baptist Church of Opelika.


Brenda was preceded in death by her husband Danny Moss, grandson Logan Moss, her parents Mixon and Lucille Bailey, and her brother Clarence Bailey.  She is survived by; her daughter Danae Brown (Kasey), son Daniel Moss (Karen), four grandaughters Bailey, Mattie and Kaylee Brown, and Ellie Moss (due July 9th), sister in law Myra Spencer, siblings Linda Worthington (Tony), Peggy Saunders, Carolyn Scofield, Harry Bailey (Angela), Nix Bailey (Brenda) and many, many nieces and nephews including Amanda Andrews, Amy Whitley (Chris), Jay Worthington (Frances), Leigh Bedsole (Sonny), Jamie Spencer and Jeff Spencer.


Funeral services will be Monday, June 18th at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church Opelika, Alabama.  The family will receive family and friends in the parlor at First Baptist Church Opelika from 10:00 until 10:45 am.  Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Brenda was a woman of great spiritual and emotional strength.  She was a devout wife, loving mother and committed gran. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed.


In lieu of flowers the family asks that you donate to a charity of your choice in her memory.

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