Brenda J. Quillen, 69

Brenda J. Quillen, 69, of Seaford, Del., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, Del. She was born on Dec. 12, 1949, daughter of the late Aubrey Dennis and the late Carrie (Truitt) Dennis.

Quillen worked as a poultry grader for Perdue, with more than 20 years of service before her disability in 2000. Quillen enjoyed watching NASCAR and professional wrestling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, William Dennis and Thomas Dennis; three sisters, Barbara McBroom, Donna Rae Parker and Charlotte “Teenie” Truitt and several other loving members of her family. She is survived by her grandson, Christopher Colmery; her good friend and caregiver, Linda Hudson; a sister, Sharon Brittingham; and a host of nieces, nephews and other friends who brought her comfort in her final days.

The family also appreciated the loving care given by the nursing staff at Nanticoke Hospital and Delaware Hospice.

A private visitation was to be held at Melson Funeral Services in Frankford, Del., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, followed by a graveside service at the Dennis & Truitt Family Cemetery in Powellville, Md. Condolences may be sent online at