Brenda Gail Stidham, age 77, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 21, 2018. She had a beautiful smile and a beautiful heart. She was a member of Norwood Baptist Church of Knoxville. She is preceded in death by Husband, Danny F. Stidham; Daughter, Elizabeth Jean Stidham; Parents, Lee and Ella Jean Hatmaker Knight.


Son: Daniel and Wife Sheri Stidham

Grandchildren: Alex Stidham, Joshua and Kalie Stidham, and Hayden Myers

Brother: Lee Dale Knight

Sister: Patricia Holt

Nieces and Nephews: Timothy Holt, Cynthia Myers, Bryan Dale Knight, and Bobby Lee Patterson

Graveside Services and Interment will be held at 10 AM Friday at Nelson Cemetery

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

In lieu of flowers please donate to The Gideons International:

To make a donation by phone call toll-free 1-866-382-4253

to make a donation through the website visit
or send to the address below: The Gideons International Processing Center
                                                P.O. Box 97251
Washington, DC 20090-7251

Condolences may be given at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home