Brenda Scelene Lucas Garris

January 19, 2021

Your love and caring went from your hands to our hands and now we place you in God’s hands. Brenda Scelene Lucas Garris, 81, a resident of the Rouse Home in Youngsville and formerly of Warren passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Rouse Home.

Born January 14, 1940 in Sigel, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Gerald (Dave) and Wilka Asel Lucas.  She was employed for 37 years as a Ward Clerk at Warren General Hospital in the Maternity Department, retiring when she was 65.  She loved flower gardening, walking, hiking, kayaking and traveling.  Brenda enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  She attended various methodist churches, most recently attending the Covenant United Methodist Church in Warren and worship services at the Rouse Home.

Surviving are a daughter, Denise G. Hall (John Elmquist) of Warren; a son, Todd A. Garris (Laura) of Youngsville; a sister, Glenda  Blakeslee (Stan) of Youngsville; a brother, Terry Lucas (Ann Jones) of Pittsfield; 3 grandchildren, Samantha, Steven and Colton Garris; several nieces and nephews, and great and  great-great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Arnold; and a niece, Karina Blakeslee.

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be expressed at  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to place a memorial in Brenda’s memory, may do so to Friends of the Rouse or Hospice of Warren County.  McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements.  Your light, love and life will forever shine in our hearts


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