Brandy Michelle Malphrus Blaisdell



Brandy Michelle Malphrus Blaisdell, 32, of Ridgeland, SC passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Ms. Blaisdell was born July 15, 1985 in Beaufort, SC to John Garfield Malphrus, Jr. and Ramona Nettles Malphrus. Wearing #19, she was a wide receiver and running back for Jasper County High School and later a graduate of Abundant Life Academy, with Honors. After high school, she attended and graduated from the University of South Carolina as a Registered Nurse. Ms. Blaisdell worked as an ER Nurse for Hilton Head Hospital and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. She also worked at South County Hospital in New Bern, NC. She was a Baptist and an avid Gamecock Football fan, enjoying wearing her USC shirt and flip flops.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Blaisdell is survived by her former husband, Justin Blaisdell and son, Justin Blaisdell, Jr., both of Middleton, RI; daughters, Natalie Groover of Ridgeland, SC and Emma Leigh Blaisdell of Middleton, RI; brothers, John ‘Bubba’ Malphrus (Maria) of Homestead, FL, Matthew Malphrus (Deyanira) of Homestead, FL, and Joshua Ayers of Ridgeland, SC; and sister, Lauren Malphrus of Ridgeland, SC. She was preceded in death by her son, Liam Patrick Blaisdell, brother, John Ryan Malphrus, and sister, Brianna A. Malphrus.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Sauls Funeral Home Chapel, 310 W. Adams St., Ridgeland, SC. The family will receive friends beginning at 3:00 pm until the time of the service. Burial will be held at Floyd Cemetery, Tillman, SC.

Sauls Funeral Home of Ridgeland is assisting the family with arrangements.