Marie Jackson Brooks

March 12, 1926 ~ February 1, 2011

Marie Jackson Brooks, age 84, joined her heavenly family on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

Born March 12, 1926, she retired from K Mart, having been an associate there for over 23 years. Ms. Brooks enjoyed gardening and working in her yard and traveling. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her son, Clifford A. Brooks, Sr. and wife, Evelyn of Sulphur; two daughters, Gloria Jean Kurz and husband, David of Houston and Edna Kathleen LeBert and husband, Penny of Azle, TX; six grandchildren, Shane, Todd, Bridget, Melissa, Cliff, and Tracy; nine great-grandchildren; and her beloved dog, her "baby", Honey.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2011, at Johnson Funeral Home. Rev. Ronnie Estes will officiate. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 2, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and again on Thursday, February 3, from 8 a.m. until time of service. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Resthaven Nursing Home, Odyssey Hospice, all her neighbors, and a special thanks to Craig and Kathy, who she loved dearly.

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  1. Aunt Marie,you were the best,favorite Aunt we had .We will miss the football talks. No one loved LSU or the Saints more! Glad to see Honey is with Shane. We are sure she had a grand reunion in Heaven .Thinking of all of you.M CA.

  2. Dear family,I loved aunt Marie very much. She never failed to make me laugh or check up on me. She is in a better place now.

  3. Gloria, we're all thinking about you here and will be so glad to see you again. What a beautiful lady your mother was! Our prayers are with you and your family.Love,Karen

  4. We were so sad to hear the news of Aunt Marie's passing. Our lives were enriched having known such a wonderful person. She will be missed immensely. We send thoughts and prayers of peace to the family as they go through this difficult time. With all our love, Grady, Kathy and Ash Holliman

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