Brenda Sue Ruark, age 53, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011. Brenda was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. Mrs. Ruark is survived by her sons Rodney Ruark of Jefferson; Chris Ruark and fiancee Terri of Jefferson; Step-Sons Dewain Pittman of Winder; Tim Ruark and Kelly of Gainesville; Daughter Bailey Ruark of Jefferson and Step-Daughter Amber Ruark of Athens; Brothers Bobby Pittman and Linda of Flowery Branch; Johnny Pittman of Loganville; Bobby Lee Pittman and Amanda of Tom Ball, TX; Sisters Charlene Rider and Dale of Winder; Yvonne Brownlee and Randy of Buford; LeAnne Aston and Todd of Jacksonville, FL; 1 grandchild; 8 step grandchildren; 1 step great granddaughter. Brenda is preceded in death by her husband Ricky Darrel Ruark and her parents Gordon Pittman and Dorothy Dacus Pittman. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday, October 31, 2011 at Lawson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at White Plains Baptist Church, 3650 Hwy 124, Jefferson, GA. with Pastor Cary Pittman officiating. Intermnet will be held at White Plains Baptist Church. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.