Anna M. Brenneman

April 22, 1926 - January 9, 2024

STUARTS DRAFT – Anna Miller Brenneman, 97, passed away Tuesday morning (January 9, 2024) in Stuarts Draft Retirement Community.

She was born at Apple Creek in Wayne County, Ohio on April 22, 1926 and was a daughter of Dan H. and Katie (Miller) Miller.

Mrs. Brenneman was a devoted wife and mother, and enjoyed being very active in the life of Greenmonte Fellowship. Later in life, she earned her license as an LPN and was employed by Waynesboro Community Hospital for ten years prior to retirement. Some of her favorite pastimes were quilting and reading.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Evan Elmer Brenneman; and by brothers Paul, Henry and Dan Miller.

Surviving are her five children, Judith Brenneman of New Carrollton, Md., Leland Brenneman (wife Tanya) of Stuarts Draft, Violet Layman (husband Dennis) of Stuarts Draft, Ron Evan Brenneman of Stuarts Draft, and Byron Brenneman (wife Karen) of Tulsa, Okla.; a foster son, Rick Hoover (wife Brenda) of Moline, Ill.; a sister, Martha Shawver of Wichita, Kans.; two brothers, Levi Miller of Springfield, Oh. and Edwin Miller of Kalona, Ia.; 13 grandchildren, three foster grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held in Greenmonte Fellowship Cemetery, Stuarts Draft. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 15 in Greenmonte Fellowship. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be directed to Greenmonte Fellowship compassion fund, 1661 Cold Springs Rd., Stuarts Draft, VA 24477; or to Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, c/o Augusta Health Foundation, PO Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Bear Funeral Home of Churchville is serving the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at