Karen Marie Brandon

karen brandon

January 8, 1959 ~ February 22, 2024

Born in: Washington, Arkansas
Resided in: Grand Prairie, Texas

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Karen Marie Brandon, born on January 8, 1959. Karen was a smart, strong, and courageous individual who brought light and joy to the lives of those around her. She had a passion for staying active through walking, working out, and running marathons. Karen also found joy in traveling and contributing to both her family and community.

Karen’s favorite colors were red and black, which reflected her bold and vibrant personality. She was a devoted believer in God and held a Texas real estate license, as well as owning multiple businesses.

Karen is survived by her daughter Shaunta Taylor and granddaughter Amarie Mobley, and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services and ceremonies celebrating Karen’s life will be at 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Wade Funeral Home in Arlington, Texas. There will be a public visitation from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm just prior to the funeral service.May her spirit live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved her. Rest in peace, Karen.


Public Visitation: March 9, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Wade Funeral Home and Crematory
4140 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, Texas 76013


Funeral Service: March 9, 2024 1:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Wade Funeral Home and Crematory
4140 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, Texas 76013


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  1. God bless Karen and grant her eternal peace and the perpetual light of Your love. And may God bless Karen’s family during this time of need. Amen.

    • Karen, it was my pleasure to have met you and worked with you. Lunch was always a blast and I treasured everyone. Your smile and laughter will be missed. I pray God continues to bless those you have left behind. 🙏

  2. I am thankful that I knew Karen. I remember how much she used to make me laugh when I needed a friend. She was an amazing soul. She was always laughing and brought joy to all of us. My condolences.

  3. Mama I can’t believe I am writing on a digital guest book for you. This is heartbreaking knowing I’ll never see your bright beautiful smile or hear your contagious laughter again. I don’t know what I’m supposed to do without you. But, I’ll figure it out & I will make you proud! I love you to the moon & beyond! Made by KMB🖤🤍❤️

  4. I am grateful to have known and worked with Karen. She was such a bright light who could make anyone laugh, even in the darkest of times. And she was ALWAYS there when you needed a friend or just someone to talk to. She will be greatly missed! I send my heartfelt condolences to her family. Until we meet again my friend!

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