Kimmi grew up in Ruston, Louisiana. Prior to moving to Natchitoches, she lived in Benton, Louisiana. She has been a part of First United Methodist Church for seven years. She is married to Albert (Al) Brazzel. Between the two of them they have 2 children, Kristina Brazzel, and Garrett Hood. She has been a jack-of-all trades. She has been a legal secretary, an executive loan secretary, a sergeant in a Sheriff’s office, and now work for State Parks as an Administrative Program Specialist.
She has always enjoyed working with children. Between the churches she has been a member of, she has taught K-2nd Grade Sunday School for 35 years. And now she is honored to be working with the youth as the new youth director.