Lasting Memories

Brenda Jane Murphy
Oct. 13, 1964-Oct. 22, 2012
Livermore, California

Brenda Jane Murphy passed away on October 22, 2012 at the young age of 48. Her final days were spent surrounded by her caring parents, loving children and extended family. Brenda was born October 13, 1964 in Livermore, California and was the only child of Adrian Senneff and Tony Gonzales. She grew up in Pleasanton graduating from Amador High School in 1983.

Brenda proudly served her Country in the United States Army for several years before beginning her family. Brenda worked as an Administrative Assistant for over 10 years and loved being a stay at home mother when her boys were young. She enjoyed listening to music, reading a good book, watching scary movies with her Mom, shopping with her Aunt Cindy and visiting with family and friends. Brenda had a special bond with animals, especially with dogs and loved dog sitting for her Auntie Norma & Uncle Danny as well as her Dad and step-mom.

Brenda is survived by her parents Adrian & Jerry Senneff and Tony & Pam Gonzales; her sons Adam Woodbury, Brycen Murphy and Cory Murphy; her daughter-in-law Katrina Woodbury and granddaughter, Addison Woodbury. She also leaves behind her brothers Antony Gonzales and Ed Gonzales; her nieces Hannah and Katie; her aunts and uncles: Norma & Dan Armtrout, Victor Sandoval, Cindy Sandoval, Jesus & Gloria Gonzales, Stella Sutton, Dolores Rodriguez; her cousins Tina Peterson and Blake DuBord as well as many other loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.

Brenda will be missed by all who loved her.

A celebration of life will be held at Graham-Hitch Mortuary located at 4167 First Street Pleasanton, California 94566 on Monday November 5th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Memorial donations can be made in honor of Brenda to the American Liver Foundation at or the American Cancer Society at