Brinley Rae Gortman was born into eternity at 9:15am on December 31, 2022 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Brinley is preceded in death by her great paternal grandparents, AL Coleman and his wife, Kathy Coleman, and Benjamin Gortman; and her great maternal grandfathers, Everett Burnett and Bobby Johnson.
Brinley has forever touched our lives while reminding us daily of the love of our Savior Jesus Christ. Brinley is survived by and will be remembered and loved by her parents, Justin and Lindsay Gortman; Maternal Grandparents, William and Cathie Burnette; Maternal great grandmothers, Shirley Johnson and Etta Burnett; Paternal Grandparents, Tonni Coleman Gortman, Jody Skyes, Lee Gortman, Cyndi Gortman; Paternal great grandmothers, Daphne Coleman and Katrina Gortman; aunts, Lauren Burnette, Tamatha Donovan, Erin Gortman; uncles, Austin Gortman and Micheal Donovan; cousins, Eli and Easton; and numerous extended family and friends.
A private funeral ceremony will be held on January 12, 2023 for the parents. A celebration of life will be scheduled later in the month of April. For those wishing to make a contribution in Brinley’s memory, please consider making a donation to Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center or Bedford Pregnancy Center.