Mildred Brooks PDF Print E-mail

Mildred Brooks, 89, of Newberry, widow of Frank C. Brooks, went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, September 30, 2013.

Mrs. Brooks was born in Richland County on July 1, 1924, to the late Lawrence Frederick Derrick, Sr. and Lillie Huffstetler Derrick. She was a member of the Joanna Church of God.

She is survived by sons, Donald Brooks, of Joliet, IL and Kenneth Brooks of Newberry; daughters, Claudia Wise and Lynn (Richard) Shealy both of Newberry; sisters, Floy Brooks of Coronaca, Marlene Moore and Frances (James) Wicker both of Newberry; eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Brooks was predeceased by brothers, Grady, James and Fred Derrick and sisters, Dorothy Brooks and Faye Taylor.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, October 3, 2013, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Gene Wooten. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Joanna Church of God.

Active pallbearers will be Andrew Crane, Todd Crane, Jason Jones, Brent Koon, Austin Lawson and Andre Sloan.

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#14 Murriel Shealy 2013-10-03 11:13
Lynn,Kenny,Clau dia,Donald,and Family,
Our deepest sympathy, thoughts, and prayers are with you all. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
Click & Murriel
#13 reva 2013-10-02 22:07
Sherry I am so sorry ,but I didn't know . Tell your mama
I love her, She and the entire family will be in my prayers. When Ms. Mildred was coming to Lorex we would always have a long conversation , but she is now talking to the one who has cared for her all these years. I know the Lord will give you all the strength to go on with your lives and one day see her again. love Reva
#12 Jean Counts 2013-10-02 09:38
Lynn, Richard, and the Brooks Family,
I am very sorry to learn of your mom's passing. Please know my family sends our love and prayers to all.
#11 Dan Compton 2013-10-02 09:25
All in our Hospice House family join me in expressing to Granny Brooks' family our heartfelt sympathy in your loss. It was inspiring to see all the love around Sister Brooks as she neared heaven's gate. Her memory will be honored in our annual Memorial Service on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 10th.
#10 Carla Sexton Moore 2013-10-01 20:58
The entire family is in our thoughts and prayers during this time of celebration of the life of Granny Brooks. May you feel the hands of Jesus upon you as she is welcomed home. Carla Sexton Moore, Patrick Amick, Adam & Anna (Amick) Teseniar, Bailey Teseniar and Skyler Teseniar.
#9 Kathie Barker 2013-10-01 16:12
To the Brooks Family: We are so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Katherine Bledsoe (Roommate-NHC-Clinton) and Kathie Barker
#8 Hugh & Kathy 2013-10-01 13:42
Lynn, Kenny, Claudia and Donald, our hearts and prayers are with you all. May God bless and comfort you all as only He can. Mrs. Brooks fought the good fight and is Home now. All our love and prayers
#7 Tommy Davis 2013-10-01 12:53
Kenny, Claudia & Family
You are in our thoughts and prayers GOD BLESS and comfort you in this time of sorrow. TommyDavis Tony Davis and Toby Duvall
#6 Martha and Carroll 2013-10-01 10:34
Praying for the family. May The Lord comfort your hearts at this time .
#5 Janice &Bryan Salter 2013-10-01 09:38
We are so sorry for your loss. We rejoice that she is with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It is our prayer that the Lord provides you great comfort with the knowledge that she is with him. With Love and Prayers, Bryan and Janice Salter
#4 Brenda Smith 2013-10-01 07:05
Lynn, Kenny, Claudia, and Donald and families, I am so sorry for your loss. She is with Mr. Frank and our Heavenly Father. Praying for all of you and God Bless.
#3 VickieDavis 2013-09-30 21:55
Praying for comfort.
Donald & Vickie Davis
#2 Annette Moore 2013-09-30 18:18
Kenny, Claudia, Lynn, & Donald, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mildred, Please know that you are in our prayers of comfort and peace and understanding that only God can give. May God Bless you in this time of loss. Much Love and sympathy Floy, Annette and John
#1 kathy 2013-09-30 17:46
My prayers are with you all .