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Brandi Dawn Black

October 20, 1991 — July 31, 2023



Brandi Dawn Black

Easley, South Carolina

Brandi Dawn Black, 31, of Easley, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2023.

Born on October 20, 1991, in Easley, South Carolina, a daughter of Tony Dean and Barbara Ellison Black. Brandi's radiant presence brought light and joy to the lives of those around her. Brandi was a woman of many passions. She cherished her role as a mother above all else, pouring her love into her children with unwavering devotion. They were the center of her universe, and she embarked on countless adventures with them by her side. From spa nights at home to biking through scenic paths and casting lines while fishing, Brandi embraced every opportunity to create unforgettable memories with her beloved little ones. Beyond her dedication to family life, Brandi was deeply committed to her faith and found solace in her community at East Pickens Baptist Church. Her devout spirit led her to find comfort and guidance within the church walls while building connections that would last a lifetime. Not one to shy away from expressing herself authentically, Brandi possessed an unparalleled sense of style that was uniquely hers. With confidence radiating from every fiber of her being, she fearlessly embraced bold fashion choices that mirrored the vivacity within her heart. Her individuality served as an inspiration to others craving the courage to embrace their true selves without reservation. In Brandi's vibrant soul resided an indomitable spirit and an unbreakable bond with family. She cherished every moment spent laughing and creating lasting memories with loved ones because togetherness was priceless in her eyes. Whether it be through engaging in competitive games on the basketball court or exploring new biking trails together, she reveled in the shared joy that such experiences brought. Beyond her memorable character and zest for life, Brandi was renowned for her unwavering work ethic. Juggling two to three jobs simultaneously, she demonstrated incredible perseverance and dedication. Her relentless pursuit of success served as an inspiration to many who witnessed her relentless pursuit of happiness in all aspects of life. Brandi's vibrant personality was also accompanied by some of her trademark catchphrases. Whether it be expressing her genuine agreement with a resounding "Truly" or adding emphasis to a statement with an emphatic "FR FR," these phrases became synonymous with the joy and authenticity she radiated daily. In addition to her various pursuits, Brandi found solace in tending to plants and flowers within her cherished garden. Each blossom she nurtured was a testament to her nurturing spirit and love for all things that grew. The sight of Brandi enveloped in nature's beauty while tending to her beloved garden will forever remain etched in the memories of those fortunate enough to witness it.

God used her cousin, Jason as a vessel to help her overcome her past circumstances and turn her life around and realize the beauties our life has to offer in the months before God called her home.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her children, Anthony Dean Simmons, Heavenlee Grace Lynn Simmons, Madison Faith Simmons; a brother, Jesse Aron Redd (Erica); a sister, Deborah Ann Brown (Mathew); eight nieces and nephews, Caedance Brown, Sawyer Brooks, Tiffany Bryant, Sophia Bryant, Elizabeth Redd, Hayden Redd, Paxton Redd, and Ari Redd; a cousin, Jason Black; the father of her children, Charles Eugene Simmons, Jr.; and two best-friends, Linda Duvall and Kayla Knight.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Everett “BJ” Redd, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 11:30 PM to 12:40 PM at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road with a funeral service to follow at Robinson Memorial Gardens Chapel of Reflection Mausoleum at 1:00 PM.

Farewell, dear Brandi Dawn Black. Your journey here may have ended, but your light will forever illuminate our lives. Truly, FR FR, you will never be forgotten.

Visit or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory – Powdersville Road, Easley.

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