Sidney - Brenda Joyce (Strout) Allen, 67, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Friday, September 7, 2018.\r\n\r\nShe was born on January 20,1951, in Rockland, the daughter of Russell and Lorraine (Johnson) Strout.\r\n\r\nBrenda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed her life on the farm - it was the one place she felt herself. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life. Brenda spent her free time crafting, working on projects around the farm and living her life.\r\n\r\nBrenda was predeceased by both of her parents; and nephew, Jeremiah Wood. \r\n\r\nBrenda is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Craig; daughters, Kelley Bragg and companion John Levesque of Oakland, Cristy Ingram and husband Paul of Crystal River, FL; sons, Corey Allen and Amanda Palmer of Hernando, FL., Jeffery Allen and wife Samantha of Oakland; grandchildren, Tyler Bragg, Nikiaha Bragg, Nicholas Bragg, Gavin Allen, Brittney Ingram, Courtney Dorman, Emma Ingram, Gracie Allen, Molly Allen, Lucy Allen, and Steven Anthony; brothers, Maurice Strout and wife Margaret of Corpus Christi, TX and Kenneth Strout and wife Robin of Vero Beach, FL.; and sister Priscilla Wood and husband Victor of Canaan; as well as an abundance of in laws, nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations towards the family expenses can be sent to Samantha Allen in ℅ Craig Allen 98 Bartlett Rd. Sidney, ME. 04330.\r\n\r\nBrenda did not wish to have a funeral. Instead please join us to celebrate her life at 2pm on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the farm - 98 Bartlett Rd Sidney, Maine.