Brianna Dawn Marks, 23, of Inwood, West Virginia died on July 9, 2023 at University Hospital, Charlottesville, Va., surrounded with love by family and friends.
Born March 29, 2000, in Winchester, Va., she was the granddaughter of Steven and Kathryn Marks. She was proceeded in death by her grandmother, Barbara Ann Martin.
Brianna enjoyed cooking and creating artwork. She loved her time as a nursery worker at Sonshine Learning Center. She took great pleasure in watching TV, especially Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Scooby-Do. Brianna was a free spirit that expressed herself throughout her life.
Brianna is survived by her parents, Steven Marks, Jr. (Ruth), and Crystal Walker (Benjamin). She is also survived by her siblings, Kaitlyn Marks, Sierra and Reagan Walker and Wes Marks. In addition, her grandfather, Bobby Martin; and great-grandmother, Lucille Martin; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Special thanks to Kristi Gott, her pediatric CF doctor, and Dana Albon her adult CF doctor, and the ICU team of UVA. We are also thankful for the LifeNet staff as Brianna was able to donate her kidneys.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to the family on the Tribute wall.