HOWLAND – Brenda J. Bryer, 47, wife of Brent Bryer, went home to be with the Lord May 21, 2008, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born Jan. 16, 1961, in Lincoln, the daughter of George and Betty (Batchelder) Willett. Brenda was a 1980 graduate of Penobscot Valley High School. Her daughter, Kristi, was a very special part of her life. Brenda was very active at Howland Baptist Church, especially with the young people in Sunday school, junior church and AWANA. She loved being around kids. She also loved tenting in the summertime and making trips to the coast. In addition to her parents, her husband and her daughter, she is survived by a sister, Cathy Ritchie of Lisbon Falls; her twin, Brent Willett of Turner; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by a nephew, Keith Ritchie; and a niece, Olivia Ritchie. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Howland Baptist Church with the Rev. Alan Porter officiating. Interment will be at Edinburg Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Howland Baptist Church. For an online register book, please visit