Brenda Tribbett

Posted Online: June 12, 2014, 8:20 pm
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Mrs. Brenda Tribbett, of Rock Island, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, Ill., as a result of a stroke and cardiac arrest.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, June 14, beginning at noon, with visitation one hour before the funeral service at Second Baptist Church, Rock Island.
She was born Oct. 22, 1946, to Alvin and Argolda Foster, of Rock Island. She married Paul Tribbett on March 17, 2009. She was the eldest of seven children.
Brenda was a true child of God who could tell about the goodness of God anytime you talked to her. She was born, raised and baptized in Second Baptist Church, Rock Island. She was an active member of the church for 67 years, and also served on the Usher Board, along with her husband, Paul.
Brenda is survived by her siblings, Odette Jackson (Bill), Galesburg, Rose Kelly, Moline, Alvin M. Foster (Cathy), Memphis, Tenn., Joseph Foster, Moline, and Errol Thomas Foster (Carla), Minneapolis, Minn. She also leaves behind several aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Paul Stephen Foster; and husband, Paul Tribbett.
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