Brenda J. Vires, 69

Brenda J. Vires, 69, passed away on November 19, 2020 at her residence in Greensburg.  Born, January 24, 1951 in Vincennes, Indiana she was the daughter of George W. and Esther (Kirchoff) Chapman.  Brenda worked at Printpack in Greensburg for over 20 years.  She was an excellent cook.  She also loved to crochet and research genealogy.  One of her greatest loves was animals and she will be dearly missed by her beloved dog, “Jazzy”.  Brenda had attended the Faith Baptist Church and was a former member of the Bible Baptist Church.  She married James Vires on June 29, 1973 and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2006.  Brenda is survived by 3 sons; Kevin (Betzi) Vires, David (Heather) Bruner, Stephen (Amanda) Vires, five daughters; Belinda (Ramona) Rankin, Angela (Hiram) Smith, Christina Vires, Rebecca (Irvin) Vires, Deanna (Curt) Havron, one brother; James A. Chapman, one sister; Cecilia K. (Budd) Mathews, 21 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister; Maryellen Chapman, and grandson; Kanon J. Vires.  Visitation will be at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 10am – 1pm following CDC guidelines for social distancing.  Funeral Services will start at 1pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Jeff Bower officiating.  The funeral service will be streamed live on the funeral home Facebook page.  Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Decatur County Animal Shelter.