Mrs. Brooks passed away at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, August 8, 2010 at her home. She was a school teacher for 31 years after retiring from Rockwood School District in St. Louis, Mo..
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Mamie Therrell Calhoun.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Brooks of Cadiz; mother-in-law Catheryn Brooks of Kuttawa; son Douglas Brooks and wife Jane of Washington, Mo.; daughter Cathy Brooks of Independence, Mo.; brothers-in-law Mel Brooks of Somerset and Clayton Brooks and wife Marty of Conover, N.C.; and grandchildren, Nicholas Starke of Des Moines, Iowa, Vanessa Starke of Columbia, Mo., and Russell Brooks and Ryan Brooks, both of Washington, Mo.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cadiz Christian Church, attn. Fellowship Hall Building Fund, P.O. Box 1960, Cadiz, KY 42211.
Online condolences can be left at www.thejhchurchill