Brenda Boyd Turpin, age 69, of Milton, N.C., died on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Turpin was born on August 10, 1949, in Danville, Va., the daughter of the late Alvin Boyd and Sally Payne Boyd. Mrs. Turpin was an avid writer and wrote poetry as a hobby. Mrs. Turpin is survived by her children, Timothy Sage (Janice) of Danville, Va., and Carrie Teresa Maison of Herndon, Va.; grandchildren, Lily Maison and Pepper Maison; step-grandson, Kenneth Osborne; and aunt, Margaret Marshall. She leaves behind not only her family, but her constant companion, her dog, Bella. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Turpin was predeceased by her husband, William "Red" Turpin. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Swicegood Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Yeaman officiating. Interment will follow in Schoolfield Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the residence of Wanda Evans, 115 Longview Avenue, Danville, Va. Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Turpin family. Please sign the guestbook at www.swicegood-barker.com, www.facebook.com/swicegoodbarker, and www.godanriver.com.