Brenda Kay Jones died in Swedish Medical Center on May 3rd, 2019 in Seattle Washington at the age of 52.

Brenda is survived by Chris Contreras, Brothers Stan and Tom (Linda), sisters Karen and Melinda (Larry). She is preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Helen Jones.

Brenda was born on November 21st, 1966 in Wichita Kansas to Ed and Helen Jones. She graduated from Lindbergh High School in 1985. She completed cosmetology school after high school and worked as a hairstylist for around 30 years. She was loved by her clients and developed lasting relationships with many of them. Brenda went back to school and graduated from Seattle Central Community College in 2004 with a degree in commercial Photography. Brenda did photographs for weddings and family photos but was most passionate when it came to photographing animals and pets. She also received a Realtors license and helped many find their dream home.

Brenda was a generous and kindhearted person. She had a special love for animals especially her birds, ducks, chickens, goats, dogs and cats she took care of. Brenda was a breast cancer survivor and even though the treatments took a toll on her body, she was determined to stay strong and fight the disease.

A funeral is scheduled for Tuesday July 2nd, 11 AM at Saint Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church: 10355 SE 192nd SE St. Renton, WA. 98058. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Brenda’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Humane Society ( or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (

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