Brenda Lea Payne Oxford, 62, of Saratoga, Wyoming, passed away into her eternal life on
December 2, 2023, in Denver, Colorado surrounded by her loving family. Brenda was born on
October 22, 1961, in Glenrock, Wyoming, to Leroy L. Moore and Theresa Moore England.
Brenda was a passionate and loving person who cherished her family deeply. She had a zest for
life and enjoyed various outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and spending time in nature.
Brenda had a love for rocks and would often spend hours gathering them. She also found
solace in meditation, gardening, and long walks. Throughout her life, Brenda owned several
small businesses and worked in the finance-supply chain for EOG Resources. She also held
various positions in the gas and oilfield industry. Later in life, Brenda became a holistic massage
therapist, focusing on women's health. She was an advocate for women’s health and breast
cancer, having fought and survived cancer herself.
Brenda was a talented country western dancer and a wonderful cook. She enjoyed challenging
adventures and was known for her hard work and determination. Brenda's spirit and resilience
were truly inspiring.
Brenda is survived by her beloved husband, Cory Oxford, and her two daughters, Jamie
(Freeman) Rollins and Kayla. She adored her grandchildren, Brooke and Jayden Harmon.
Brenda is also survived by her stepdaughters, Tiffany Oxford and Heather (Brandon)
Strannigan. She was a loving daughter to Theresa England and a cherished sister to Sherry
(Monte) Myers, Shawna (Chip) Davenport, and Kevin (Alayah) Moore. Brenda leaves behind
several nieces and nephews who will miss her dearly. She was preceded in death by her father,
Leroy L. Moore, and her sister, Bonnie K. Fors.
Brenda graduated from Glenrock High School in 1979 and continued her education at Casper
College. She also pursued Therapeutic Massage and IBM Bodywork at IBMC College.
A private celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2024. Donations in Brenda's memory
can be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. For those who wish to contribute, please visit
the Susan G. Komen website.
Brenda Lea Payne Oxford will be remembered for her vibrant spirit, love for her family, and her
unwavering determination. She will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing
her. Whenever you see a sunflower or pink rose she is with you in spirit.