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Deirdre Faynette Brown

June 12, 1967 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 56) 56 Years Old

Deirdre Brown Obituary

Our beloved Deirdre Faynette Brown 56,  peacefully transitioned at her residence  1/4/2024.  Deirdre was born  June 12, 1967 to Barbara (Brown) Goosby-Lowe, and Ernest Brown Jr. in Rome, Georgia.  Although she ailed from numerous medical conditions, she managed to be a well respected, lovely homemaker. Deirdre enjoyed cooking, babysitting and spending time with her family and friends. Deirdre had a smile that would light up any room. Deirdre has left behind an enduring legacy filled  with love, laughter and respect. She has shown us all the value of selflessness, strength, resilience and generosity.

The pride and joy of her life was her family; her three children, and the four grandchildren she raised as her own (Jahlia, Kamryn, Khalil and Kailah). However, to know her, was to know that she helped raise more than a few, but cared for everyone she encountered. Deirdre was beautiful, witty, generous, child-like at heart, and full of life. With the same breath, she would not hesitate to speak her mind. Deirdre had a special way of making others feel like family, which is one of the many reasons she will be dearly missed.

Deirdre’s transition leaves an irreplaceable void in the lives of those who knew and loved her. She leaves to cherish her memory, her three beautiful children, Shutandra Brown ( Rayshawn Buford Sr), Cornelius (Neal)  Wilkes ,Aisha (Toya) Wilkes, and Kandra Brown. Her wonderful grandchildren, Rayshawn Buford Jr, Elijah Wilkes, Jahlia Echols, Ny’Aziah Wilkes, Kamryn Brown, Sanai Buford, Samara Buford, Khalil Brown, Kailah Brown, Harmony Wilkes and Braxton Wilkes. Her siblings, Karen (Brown) Harrison, Ernest Brown ÌII (Tabitha), Kimberly Brown, Ebony Brown, La'Trisha Brown, Landon Brown, and Le'Nardo Brown. 

Deirdre is preceded in death by her mother (Barbara) and Father (Ernest), and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

We graciously welcome all to come celebrate and honor her memory. As a show of respect and appreciation, the family would like to honorably mention the following, for their unwavering commitment, support and care: Sherrie Kelly, Kesha Lockhart, China Ridley, and Earnest Moncrief. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you!

Deirdre, mom, god-mom, Ms. Dee, grandma, nana or mama Dee, whichever you affectionately called her, we pray that your soul finds eternal peace, and your light continues to shine brightly in the hearts of all who knew and loved you. We will love and miss you forever!

Memorial Service 10AM Tuesday, January 16, 2024 in the Chapel of SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio.   Marcia T Smoot, Funeral Director, 614-444-1463

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Memorial Service
January 16, 2024

10:00 AM
Smoot Funeral Services
4019 E Livingston Ave.
Columbus, OH 43227


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