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Brianne Renee Roddy Florit, age 30, passed away near her home in Viroflay, France on Sunday October 20, 2019. Brianne was born in Chattanooga on February 5, 1989 to Raymond and Rhonda Roddy. She attended both Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts and Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. She graduated from CSAS in 2007 before attending The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. While there, she majored in Spanish and studied in Puebla, Mexico. She graduated from Tennessee in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. After graduating college, Brianne served as a Spanish teacher in the middle school at Girls Preparatory School, before moving to Atlanta to work as a sales consultant for Tootsies clothing. After marrying the love of her life Etienne Florit in October 2018, Brianne moved to the Parisian suburb to start her new life with her husband, and worked as an English teacher for adults in Paris. Brianne was as talented and creative as she was physically beautiful. She was an exceptional cook, a wonderful artist; she loved languages, fashion and travel. She especially loved music. She studied piano beginning at age 4 and performed countless recitals. She played flute in the bands at both CSLA and CSAS, and sang as a lead vocalist at Christ United Methodist Church. Brianne's beauty and love of life was evident in everything she did. She was caring, kind, and loved her family and friends selflessly and had a big heart for all animals, especially her dogs Shelby and Lola. Gentleness, compassion and a childlike spirit connected her deeply with the special needs and under-privileged children with whom she volunteered. She is survived by her husband Etienne Florit; parents, Raymond and Rhonda Roddy; sister and brother, Emily and Eric Roddy, and grandparents, Leroy and Patricia Hamilton, and Joan Roddy; many aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Christ United Methodist Church in “The Commons” (E. Brainerd Rd. side of building) with pastor David Hall officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Koinonia Foundation of Tennessee (kftn.org). Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share condolences with the family. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.