Rose Mary Brooks

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rose Mary Brooks, 73, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville.

She was born April 3, 1941, in Cassville, the daughter of Clarence and Glenice (Slinkard) Shepherd. On Dec. 16, 1982, she was united in marriage to Phillip Eugene "Gene" Brooks, Sr., who preceded her in death on July 28, 2007. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Morris Allen Shepherd.

Survivors include: one son, David White and his wife, Marlo, of Aurora; one step-son, Phillip Brooks, Jr., of Exeter; one step-daughter, Jeannie Wilhite and her husband, Bill, of Exeter; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She received her education in Cassville, Lee's Summit, and Wichita, Kan. In 1976, she returned to Cassville, where she was employed several years for Johnston's Hardware.

She was a member of First Assembly of God Church, Cassville, where funeral services were held Saturday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Robert Day conducted the services. Burial was at Corinth Cemetery, Cassville.

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