Lady Brenda the daughter of Arnold Coleman (deceased) and Mrs. Ruth Coleman (deceased), was born and raised in San Antonio. As a child she attended Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. It was there she developed a deep and abiding love for Christ. Later she moved her membership to Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church and remained there until her husband the Rev Dr. Forrest Alexander organized the Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church of Kirby, TX (“PMBC”).
Lady Brenda graduated from Sam Houston High School and attend St Philips College where she studied Nursing.
In 1972, she was one of the founding members and trustees of the PMBC. She is active in Sunday School, the Wednesday Night Bible Study, the Minister’s & Deacon’s Wives Ministry, and the Sanctuary Choir.
Along with her busy schedule of service in her church and community. Prior to Coronavirus Lady Brenda was involved in visiting the sick and shut-ins and now she calls them on a regular basis showing her love for them.