Kandace Renea Darnley
Relay for Life supporter enjoyed the outdoors
Kandace Renea Darnley, 26, of Washington, died unexpectedly Sunday, February 3, 2013, in Washington Hospital.
She was born October 21, 1986, in Norfolk, Va., a daughter of Frederick Henry Jr. and Jody Lynn Bryner Darnley of Washington.
Ms. Darnley attended Wolfdale and Trinity North elementary schools, where she was a cheerleader. In high school, she took emergency medical techinican training at Vo-Tech and graduated from McGuffey in 2005.
For the past one-and-a-half years, she worked as a pharmacy technician at Rite Aid on Chestnut Street. Previously, she worked at Town and Country Market in Wolfdale for three years and at 84 Lumber in data entry for two years.
Ms. Darnley enjoyed the outdoors and outdoor activities, especially fishing, hunting, camping and bonfires with family and friends.
Since her teenage years, she was a strong supporter of Relay for Life and walked every year for those with cancer. A cancer survivor herself, she was treated for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma from 2009 to 2010.
She was Christian.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her fiancé, Jeffrey Scott; a brother, Robbie Darnley of Washington; maternal grandmother Donna Mae Bryner of Washington; paternal grandmother Peg (Bob) Teegarden of Washington; an uncle, Jimmy “Jimbo” Bryner; aunts Lucy Welling and Nikki Strong; and many cousins, including Wayne, Tiffanie, Amanda, Faith, Sierra, Lexi and Hunter.
Deceased are her paternal grandfather, Frederick H. Darnley Sr., and maternal grandfather James “Pegleg” Bryner.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 8. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.