Brenda, along with her twin sister Linda, were born to Wardell Bullock and Emma Teresa Jackson Bullock under the spiritual leadership of Rev. J.H. Parker at Saint Peter M.B. Church. She graduated from Yazoo City High School in 1976 and after spending her time raising three beautiful daughters, she went on to earn a B.S. in Education from Jackson State University, in 2005. She was also diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 but went on to earn a Master's of Early Childhood Development in 2009, despite it. She lost her battle to the disease in 2011 went on to be with the loved ones who proceeded her in death, which were her parents, her sister Evelyn Bullock, one brother, Robert Bullock, and a sister-in-law Hilda Boddy Anderson. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 27 years, Everett Boddy, her three daughters, three grandchildren, three sisters and her twin sister Linda Bullock Wallace of Belleville, IL, three brothers and a host of other relatives and friends.