Wendy K. Brinkley , age 54, of Quincy, died Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 8:55 am in her home.
Wendy was born May 3, 1965 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Willard and Rose Colvin McClanahan. She married Harold "Odie" Miller on July 18, 2015 in Quincy. He survives.
She graduated grade school from Sacred Heart and high school from Southeast High School, both in Springfield, Illinois. Wendy worked for a couple of years at K's Merchandise in Springfield. She also worked as a housekeeper, waitress and bartender at various places, Steak N' Shake, and also at TGI Fridays. She was of the Catholic Faith. She loved to read, do her crossword puzzles, and watch various game shows.
In addition to her husband, Wendy is survived by her son, Matt (JulieUnderwood) Brinkley of Mt. Auburn, IL; her daughter, Meagan (Justin) Meyer of Springfield, IL; five grandchildren, Halona Brinkley, Imala Ferris, Aveary, Justin "Boogie" Jr., and Layla Meyer, with one more one the way; and four siblings, Bill Neuhoff of Lincoln, IL, Arthur Nolan of Springfield, IL, Doug McClanahan of Coffeen, IL, and Lakota Jachino of Springfield, IL.
Wendy was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Debra Butelo.
Services: A celebration of Life will take place starting at 12 noon, May 3, 2020, at the American Legion Post #32, 1120 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Matt & Megan! So sorry for your loss! God gained an amazing angel 👼
So sorry to hear about Wendy .
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