Tragic Murder of Young Mother, leaves 2 kids

I’m raising money to help with funeral costs and other expenses...   

My late husband, Barry Porter's,  daughter, Brandi Porter, (37) was tragically shot in the chest and died in her home on 12/10/2020.  Her daughter, Destiny (16 & pregnant), witnessed everything,  and her son, Patrick (13), saw the aftermath. Both watched their mom struggle to live & breathe. Both of the children lived with their mom in Portland TN. Now that she has passed away, I believe they will be living with their father. 
Brandi was Excited about the soon to be Birth of her First Grandchild,  a girl. Now not only have her kids lost their Mother, her granddaughter will never get to make the Memories a Granny Makes :'-(  Brandi was a Good Woman and was working 3 jobs to provide a good home for her family. This is So Tragic!!! Plus it will be Christmas in only  12 days!

I've had Several People ask me if there was 'Anything Specific' the Kids Need right now... I spoke with the Kids Dad after the Funeral tonight, and he said what they Need the Most right now is a 2 or 3 bdrm place to Rent in the Portland TN or Franklin KY Area. He has been staying at his moms in Gallatin and now that he has the 2 kids and 1 on the way, he really needs to get a little place for them. So if anyone Knows of a Place that's not real expensive but in a decent section of town to raise kids, Please let me know.
oh, and for those who ask When the Baby is Due, in Feb.
Thanks in Advance
and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Services for Brandi Porter Ladd will be at:
Family Heritage Funeral Home
100 Albert Gallatin Av
Gallatin, Tennessee, United States
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Monday, December 14, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Funeral Service
1:00 pm Tuesday, December 15, 2020

If you are unable to donate, your prayers are needed just as much, if not more! Thank you.


  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
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  • Kenya McCormack 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Jared Johnson 
    • $100 
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  • Elaine Gribbins 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo

Organizer and beneficiary

Elaine 'Stormy' Gribbins 
Lebanon, TN
Dustin Ladd 
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