Thursday, May 24, 2007

Maxine E. Brooks, 87, of Monett, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Monett Health Care, Monett. She was born May 17, 1920, in Harrison, Iowa, the daughter of the late Pete and Nellie M. (Meeker) Grandgenette.

She was a retired nurse. She married Irvin Brooks June 3, 1939, in Ottowa, Iowa, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary Brooks, of Monett and Larry Brooks, of Neosho; one sister, Betty Hanson, of Exira, Iowa; four grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

She was also preceded by one son, Jerry Brooks, and one daughter, Betty Jean Brooks.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at the Granby Memorial Cemetery, Granby.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.