Brenda Kay Hoffman, 52, of Sedalia, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. She was born September 28, 1959, the daughter of Buddy and Kathryn (Wade) Allen.

Brenda was raised in Sedalia. She worked at Wal-Mart for over 30 years; her recent position was as a Grocery Manager. Brenda enjoyed photography and traveling. Her family and friends were very important to her and she will be missed dearly.

Brenda is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Knox and her husband, Benjamin Knox and Kaitlyn Bunch; her mother, Kathryn Allen; 4 brothers, Ricky Allen and his wife, Janet, Jerry Allen and his wife, Carol, Johnny Allen and Jeff Allen and his wife, Virginia, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Brenda was preceded in death by her father, Buddy Allen.

Funeral services will be at 10:00AM, Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home. Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens.
Brenda's family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens. Online condolences may be shared at