il,9l,4p3 Brenda E. Hicks Garner, who worked for many years in the local banking industry, died Monday in Erie County Medical Center. She was 52.
Born in Buffalo, she was a 1977 graduate of Kensington High School and later attended Brockport State, Medaille and Canisius colleges. Over the years, she held jobs at Key Bank, M&T Bank, and most recently at HSBC Bank.
She was a member of the Bethesda World Harvest International Church and worked with the church's prison and outreach ministries and its usher board. She also was a member of the "We 12 Unit" at WNY Jurisdiction No. 2, Department of Women of Church of God In Christ.
She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Maurice; her mother, Geneva Foster; stepfather, Joseph Foster; six sisters, Diane Law, Lynn Foster, Annette Tatum, Christine Faulkner, Gwen Hicks-Story and Pam Abram; and five brothers, Robert Hicks, Nicky Hicks, Joseph Foster, Jerome Foster and Mike Foster.
A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bethel Tabernacle, 688 Clinton St.