Robert E.Lee High School
Springfield, Virginia
Class of 1971 - Memorials

Lana Denise Catlett

12 Mar 1953 - 9 Apr 2012
59y 0m 27d


Lana Denise Catlett Brewen March 12, 1953 - April 9, 2012 Mrs. Brewen, of Matthews passed away after a valiant fight against liver disease. She went peacefully and comfortably and now is with the our Lord and Savior. Born March 12, 1953 in Bethesda, Maryland, Denise was the daughter of Frances Isabell Gray Parris and the late Donald Roy Catlett. While attending high school in Springfield, Virginia, Denise was the lead majorette, something she was very proud of. Mrs. Brewen was a computer programmer for the Defense Communications Agency from 1977 to 1987. During her ten years with the agency, Denise worked from a GS1 to GS13. She was stationed in Germany and enjoyed traveling and seeing Europe. While stationed in Germany, she met Bud Brewen, who has been her husband and best friend. In October of 2011, Denise and Bud celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They moved back to the US in 1987 and upon Bud's retirement relocates to Matthews in 1991. Denise was an active member and administrator for the Blair Road United Methodist, and will be remembered as a loving and devoted daughter, wife, mother and friend. Survivors include her husband Bud, daughter Kelly, was the joy of her life, mother and stepfather Fran and Gordon Parris of Saluda, SC; and brother Dan Catlett and wife Ellen of Leesburg, VA. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family would to thank the doctors, nurses and medical staff for their care and compassion shown to Denise during her battle with cancer. A service to celebrate her life will take place on Saturday, April 14th at 1 p.m. at Blair Road United Methodist Church.


John David Horsman '71 - 2 Oct 1971
Cheney C. Brewen III - Oct 1986

1970 1969 1968

Salisbury National Cemetery Annex

Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina

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