June 14, 1951 - June 13, 2021
Brenda Segall passed away on Sunday June 13, 2021, five weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held 3:00PM Saturday July 24, 2021 At the Bluffs, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114. Minister Don McLaughlin and Minister Ken Snell will officiate. Her working life was mostly as a teacher. Brenda retired in 2009 from Cherokee High School after a tremendous career, most of which was in Cherokee County at Cherokee and Etowah High Schools and Canton Elementary. She spent most summers teaching swimming lessons as well as training lifeguards and water safety instructors. She held many Red Cross certifications and during her teaching time she helped arrange successful Red Cross blood drives and relief efforts after natural disasters. Her favorite teaching effort was “outdoor education.” Through this class, using high and low challenges, plus activities such as canoeing, rock climbing, hiking, and camping she helped her students understand accepting challenges and dealing with them as a team member and an individual. She also was active with the high adventure program of the Boy Scouts of America. Her church affiliation was with North Atlanta Church of Christ. Brenda Kay (Zopfi) Segall was born June 14, 1951. She was preceded in death by her parents Louise (Black) and John C. Zopfi Major U.S. Army (Retired) both born in Tennessee, and brother-in-law, George Tanton of Huntsville, AL. She is survived by her sister Janie (Zopfi) Tanton and son Matthew, of Huntsville, AL, and Janie’s stepchildren Rebecca, Tim, and Peter and their families; by her husband of 48 years, L. Elliott Segall; by her son Jonathan, his wife Allison, and their children Benjamin and Emily, of Acworth, GA; and by her son Mark, his wife Jennifer, and their son James, of Canton, GA. A Celebration of Life will be held in memory of Brenda on July 24, 2021, at the Northside Cherokee Conference Center in Canton, GA. The family asks that all who would like to attend RSVP at http://evite.me/su3zgsBw4C. Due to COVID restrictions, space may be limited. A private, family only service for the interment of Brenda’s cremains will be held at a separate event at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. The family asks to please send pictures of Brenda, stories of how she impacted you, or anecdotes and fun stories of interactions by emailing them to [email protected], uploading to https://brendasegall.shutterfly.com/, or mailing to Segall Family #132 6175 Hickory Flat Hwy Ste 110 Canton, GA 30115 The family also asks that those who are available and able, join team “Brenda’s Warriors” at PurpleStride Atlanta, April 30, 2022, a 5k walk to end pancreatic cancer at http://support.pancan.org/goto/BrendasWarriors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made on the PurpleStride team page at http://support.pancan.org/goto/BrendasWarriors. All donations go directly to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) to help families and to contribute to research to improve treatments and find a cure to pancreatic cancer.
Brenda Segall passed away on Sunday June 13, 2021, five weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held 3:00PM Saturday July 24, 2021 At the Bluffs, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114. Minister Don McLaughlin... View Obituary & Service Information
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