Ms. Brenda M. Bessinger passed away on July 4th, 2020 at age 73. She passed peacefully at home amidst fireworks and celebration. Anyone who knew Brenda knew she was a firecracker that lived life to its fullest. It was only fitting that she left the world with a bang. Brenda spent her life serving others and trying to make the world a better place. She was a lifelong member of the Republican Party. She served as mayor of the town of Olar, SC where she secured federal grants to replace the city’s failing sewer and water system. She also secured grants to create a joint water supply system for Olar and Denmark, SC. She was a real estate broker serving the public through Bay City Realty and BBA Real Estate. She served as a member of Georgetown’s Building and Zoning Board of Appeals. When she wasn’t serving the public she served the Lord as a member of Ringel Heights Baptist Church. She is survived by her siblings Linda Young of Georgetown, Michael Mincey of Georgetown and Ann Burris of Troy, NC. She is survived by her son Allen Dugan of Greer, SC, Allen’s wife Sally and son Brian Dugan of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is survived by her grandchildren Jacob, Titus, Levi, Samuel, and Andrew Dugan of Greer, SC. Brenda touched countless lives throughout her life and will be deeply missed. The world has lost a friend. Unfortunately, due to current restrictions caused by Covid-19 services will be private.