Brenda Kay Highfield, 59, parted from this life peacefully May 1, 2012 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Ms. Highfield was born in Maysville on August 22, 1952. She was a graduate of Tollesboro High School and a nurse at Eagle Creek Nursing Home where she was a faithful, hardworking employee for 28 years. Brenda spent much of her life taking care of others and was often a person who could be counted on for a reassuring smile, an ear to listen, and arms her grandkids could be held close by. She is survived by her loving child, son Michael and his wife Michelle along with her two grandchildren, Taylor and Blaine who were her pride, joy, and adoration. Brenda is also survived by her parents,Elmo and Clarine Highfield and 2 brothers Larry Highfield (Ruby) and John Highfield(Debbie) along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and her work family. Services for Brenda Highfield will be Saturday May 5 at 11 a.m. at the Barbour & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Kelly Beirley officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, May 4 from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.