My step sister Brandie passed away this past week. We will miss her so much. She was always happy and smiling.
Brandie Bracken Tomlinson (1981 - 2013)
Brandie Kaye Bracken Tomlinson, age 31, returned to the loving arms of her Father in Heaven on July 13, 2013. Brandie was born August 18, 1981 in St. George, Utah. Her parents are Kirk and Tammy Bracken of Enterprise and Bernice and Brian Stratton of Hurricane. Brandie was raised in Enterprise and Hurricane where she attended Elementary, Middle School, and High School. She graduated from Hurricane High School in 1999. She worked really hard at the various jobs she has had and was a real "people" person. She loved people and they loved her. She married Wesley Joe Tomlinson on February 26, 2009. They have 2 children, Zoey Bernice Tomlinson and Toby Joe Tomlinson.She loved spending her childhood with cousins in Gunlock, catching crawdads and polliwogs, and climbing the sandstone cliffs. She has always loved the outdoors and going hunting and fishing and riding 4 wheelers.She enjoyed life and having fun. She made friends wherever she went. She genuinely cared about people, and did all that she could to help them. She has touched many lives and was a friend to all.She loved all of her family and always wanted them to be close and happy. Her children were her pride and joy.Brandie is survived by her parents and her beautiful precious children Toby Joe and Zoey Bernice Tomlinson; brothers and sisters Holly Zitting (Grant) of Eugene Oregon, Heidi Baker (Jason) of Logandale Nevada, Tiffany Neibaur (Brian) of Cedar City, Kade Stratton and Beau Stratton (Stefanie) of Hurricane, Wesley Kirk Bracken (Aubrey) of Hurricane, Tyler Jay Bracken (Kristy) of Toquerville, Brent Bracken (Tasha) of Enterprise, Aubree Bracken (Louie) of LaVerkin, Gary Bracken of St. George, Hunter, Haylee, and Allison Bracken of Enterprise; grandparents Gary and LaRae Farnsworth of Enterprise, Linford and Estella Bracken of Gunlock, Jerry and Darleen Anderson of Mt. Pleasant; several nieces and nephews, many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and many many friends who loved her and will miss her. She was preceded in death by grandparents Dorothy and Winston Stratton, and nephew Gunner Wesley Bracken.Funeral services will be held Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Hurricane West Stake Center located at 272 S. 700 W., Hurricane Utah. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30am prior to the services and on Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Hurricane West Stake Center. Interment will be in the Hurricane City Cemetery.
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