November 7, 1962 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old


Brenda Sue Nowell Clancy, 61, of Apex, passed away Saturday evening.

Brenda was preceded in death by her father Douglas H. Nowell. She owned her own cleaning business for 28 years and developed close friendships with her clients.

Brenda was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

Brenda is survived by the love of her life of 40 years, Mike Clancy; son and daughter-in-law, Preston and Kimberly Clancy; daughter and son-in-law, Ashton and Grant McBrayer; mother, Sue W. Nowell; brother, Rodney Nowell; granddaughters, Aven Anne Clancy and Kodie Jane Clancy; her faithful canine companion, Furman; aunts, uncles and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.     

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday evening, February 15, 2024 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2024 at Calvary Chapel Church, 1600 Center Street, Apex, NC. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.  

The family would like to thank Dr. Sean Wang and the wonderful Oncology nurses and staff at Duke Cancer Center Cary, for the loving care given to Brenda.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Arrangements are by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1051 Durham Road Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-7400)

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February 15, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home
1051 Durham Road
Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587

Funeral Service
February 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Calvary Chapel Church
1600 Center Street
Apex, NC 27502


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