September 21, 2019

Brenda L. Bila

Died April 24, 2019


Brenda Lee Bila, 65, of Davison, formerly of West Branch, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Brenda was born in Traverse City on April 6, 1954, the daughter of Harold Jr. and Betty (Martinka) Smith. She married David Bila on June 4, 1976. Brenda belonged to the Tri-City Miniature and Flint Barbie clubs. She was once active in the Bull Terrier Club of Metro Detroit. She enjoyed gardening and crafts. She was an Ogemaw Heights High School graduate and a medical lab technician graduating from Ferris State University.

Brenda is survived by her husband, David; daughters, Jenna (Daniel) Forbes and Allison Bila; grandchildren, Preston and Archer; mother, Betty Smith; and sisters, Stephanie (Dale) Schlichter, Carolyn Mowatt and Chris (Scott) Grove.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Smith Jr.

Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Genesee County Humane Society. Please share your thoughts with the family at


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