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Elizabeth (Smith) BrooksJune 15, 1926 ~ April 25, 2018 (age 91)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Brooks will be conducted on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Hannah AME Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Brooks passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at her home. Born in Newberry County, she was the daughter of the late Sol and Minnie E. Smith. She was a member of Hannah A.M.E. Church where she served faithfully as a choir member, Usher board, a member of the Building Fund and the Willing Workers committee. Mrs. Brooks retired from Damon Sewing Industries.
Mrs. Brooks was predeceased by her husband, John Alvin Brooks; sons, James Wesley Brooks and Henry Lee Brooks; sisters, Surfina S. Carter and Annie Germany; brothers, John W. Smith and James Sol Smith; grandsons, Rico M. Camack and Antonio L. Brooks.
Surviving are daughters, Judy (McArthur) Camack of Blair, SC, and Elizabeth (Donald) Rutherford of Prosperity, SC; sons, Phelvaree (Jerri) Smith of Copley, OH, John Sol Brooks of Prosperity, SC; grandson reared in the home Vincent (Shirley) Brooks of Pomaria, SC; sister, Minnie S. Goodman of Newberry, SC ; sister-in-law, Mabel Mackey of Brooklyn, NY; brother-in-law, James Brooks of Newark, NJ; 31 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Barbara Brooks, Kathy Brooks, Emily Marie Brooks; and a host of nieces and nephews. She has two devoted goddaughters, Rosenia (Leroy) Bookman of Prosperity, SC and Betty Woodard of Blair, SC.