DeWane Brenner

  • Born: January 28, 1934
  • Died: June 29, 2021
  • Location: Inman, South Carolina

Seawright Funeral Home and Crematory

26 E. Main Street
PO Box 192
Inman, SC 29349
Tel. (864) 472-6836

Tribute & Message From The Family

DeWane Adelbert Brenner, 87, of Inman, South Carolina, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

DeWane was born in Plainwell, Michigan on January 28, 1934, a son of the late Lila Eliza Berentha (Hancock) Brenner and Emmanuel Brenner.

He was the husband of Joyce Elaine (Owen) Brenner having celebrated 64 years of marriage.

Mr. Brenner attended Morningside Baptist Church and retired from Huyck where he worked as a chemical engineer. He and his wife Joyce enjoyed boating, playing Bridge and Tennis and he also enjoyed playing Chess.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by three daughters, Tamera Pietrzak and her husband Randy of Oak Ridge, TN, Dianne Johnson and her husband Howard of Inman, SC and Alison Beardsley and her husband Kent of Inman, SC; one son, Matthew Brenner and his wife Christine of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Donna Hess of Arkansas and Naomi Barton of Otsego, MI; ten grandchildren, Brian Johnson, Jessica Hastings, Andrew Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Jennifer Polk, Christine Steward, Emily Edwards, Daniel Beardsley, Madeline Brenner and Thomas Brenner and seven great grandchildren.

He was also predeceased by one brother, Boyd Brenner.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman, SC with Rev. Mitch Crow officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to: National Breast Cancer Foundation at or Autism Speaks at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Aunt Joyce and family,
We are very sorry to hear of your loss and pray for God's comfort and peace during this difficult time. We will always remember Uncle Wayne's kindness and grace.
Rod and Julie Blaine, Family, Kettering, OH, June 29th, 2021

Posted by Rod Blaine - Kettering, OH   June 30, 2021

To Joyce & family, So blessed to have such a wonderful brother all these years. Many great memories. Know that our love, thoughts and prayers are there with you. You have been blessed with four great children and their families. Hugs to all. "Toots" & Chuck

Posted by Naomi Barton - otsego, MI - Family   June 30, 2021

Aunt Joyce and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. I remember what a kind man Uncle Wane always was.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Nancy (Hess) and Chris Roehl

Posted by Nancy Roehl - Bentonville, AR - Family   June 29, 2021

To my and our Uncle Wayne family, Sorry to hear of the loss. Know that all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Also, a donation to Autism Speaks has been made by our family. Donna, Mark, Mary, Nanacy

Posted by Mark Hess - Marietta, GA - family   June 29, 2021

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