Brandi M. Linville, 29

Published 5:59pm Sunday, March 24, 2013

Born: Nov. 25, 1983

Died: March 22, 2013

Brandi M. Linville, 29, of Huntington, Ind., and formerly of Granger, Ind., died at 9:42 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., following a brief illness.


She was born on Nov. 25, 1983, in Niles to Terrence Lee and Dorothy Elaine (Kennedy) Linville.

She graduated from Penn-Harris-Madison High School and attended Vincennes (Indiana) University.

She lived in Granger most of her life, moving to Huntington in 2008. She owned and operated Sweet Deals Consignment in Huntington.

Brandi was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Niles. She was an artist

in several media including painting, drawing, sketching, anime, design and the electronic graphic arts.

She also enjoyed handcrafts such as crocheting and knitting, and she is remembered as being outgoing and friendly to all.

She was preceded in death by her father, Terry Linville, on Jan. 25, 2003.

Surviving family includes her mother, Dorothy Linville, of Hilton Head, S.C.; sister, Norma Lisa Linville, ofMishawaka, Ind.; and brothers, Chris (and Carla) Linville, of Niles, and Jeffery (and Stacey) Linville, of Buchanan; nieces, Amber Miller, Terra Linville, Shelby Linville and Haley Linville; grandmother, Helen Berry, of Niles; aunts and uncles, Mike (and Julie) Kennedy, Ben Bresette and Helen (and Jim) Pellegrini, all of Niles, Victoria Kennedy of Kalamazoo, and Kim (and Paula) Linville and Larry (and Carol) Linville, both of Nashville, Tennessee; and many cousins.

The funeral service for Brandi Linville will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Niles with The Rev. Dr. Patricia Eichenlaub, visiting priest at Trinity Church officiating. Committal services will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles on Monday from 6 until 8 p.m.

Contributions in memory of Brandi may be made to Parkview Regional Medical Center, 11109 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845.

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