Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2019
Ernest Wayne Brizendine, CW4 USA "Briz" Ret.
Born in Du Quoin, IL, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty D. Brizendine.
Survived by his loving and devoted daughters Donna DeCosta (Russell), Sandra DeWitt
(Daniel), Debra Gundaker (Walter), Mary Goenner, seven grandchildren and ten
1948 graduate of Western HS Washington, DC. All High and All Metro basketball
player of the year. Brought mid-western basketball to the Washington DC area. Graduate
of the Ben Franklin University (now part of GWU School of Accounting). Past trustee,
elder and treasurer of Herman Presbyterian Church. Past secretary/treasurer of the 260th
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Hospice of Frederick County, 516
Trail Avenue, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702 or a charity of your choice.