June 29, 1979 - February 8, 2021
April Kelly (Koziol) Brinkley, 41, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of Edward and Ann Werner Koziol. Kelly was a 1997 graduate of Travelers Rest High School and a 2001 graduate of Clemson University where she earned her BS Degree in Accounting with honors and was a member of the Phi Sigma Pi Honor Society. She was employed by Auro Hotels where she was an accountant, and a member of Travelers Rest United Methodist Church where she played in the Bell Choir. She was a loving wife, daughter and friend to many and loved Disney and all its magic and enchantment. Along with her parents, Kelly is survived by her husband of 16 years, Gary Long Brinkley; brother: Ryan Koziol and his daughter, Addison Koziol; father and mother-in-law: Gary and Patricia Brinkley; sister-in-law: Lynn Mason and her children, Corey Bailey and Cheyenne Warren along with her two loving cats: Panda and Nala. Funeral service will be Monday, February 15, 2021 starting promptly at 1:00 p.m. in The Howze Mortuary Chapel with The Reverend Jonathan Tompkins officiating. The service will be Lived-Streamed at www.facebook.com/thehowzemortuary beginning at 12:50 p.m. Due to COVID-19, there will not be a formal visitation and social distancing will observed for the funeral service. Burial will be at Mountain View Memorial Park in Travelers Rest. The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to TRUMC – Bell Choir, 19 S. Main St., Travelers Rest, SC 29690 or Greenville County Humane Society, 305 Airport Rd., Greenville, SC 29607.
April Kelly (Koziol) Brinkley, 41, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of Edward and Ann Werner Koziol. Kelly was a 1997 graduate of Travelers... View Obituary & Service Information
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