Brenda Evelyn Brockner was born in Columbia, Louisiana, on March 30, 1950. Her parents were Daniel William Brockner and Evelyn Camille (Mayes) Brockner. She passed from this life on February 13, 2023, at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana, after a brief illness. She was a resident of Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Brenda grew up in Olla, Louisiana, where she attended Olla-Standard Elementary school, and was a graduate of LaSalle High School. She later recieved a B.S. degree at Louisiana Tech University, an M.S. degree at Florida State University, and a law degree from Baylor University, where she ranked 1st in her graduating class. She spent much of her working life in Austin, Texas, and was a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas.
She is survived by a brother, Daniel Clay Brockner (Alice), a niece, Megan Ann (Brockner) Maxwell (Eric), and numerous cousins.
Brenda was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Natchitoches, Louisiana. She was a registered organ donor and will be buried next to her parents with a graveside service in the Olla Cemetery, with the date and time yet to be determined.
The family requests that any memorials be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.