Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Bertha Mae Brooks (77) went to rest on Sunday, December 31, 2017.
Mrs. Bertha Brooks was born in Springfield, TN on March 16, 1940 to the late George A. and Sallie L. Moore. Bertha grew up in Evansville, Indiana and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1958. After graduation, Bertha was wooed and wed the light of her life, Odell Brooks. Bertha and Odell started their family in Fort Wayne, Indiana where they both found work at International Harvester. In 1984, Bertha and Odell moved their family to Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bertha was known for her loving and generous spirit to all who knew her and She was the mother to many children and adults. She was a God-Fearing woman and ALWAYS put her children before her desires. She had a no-nonsense demeanor and never hesitated to say exactly how she felt. But, in the midst of her directness she had a heart of Gold and was "HILIARIOUS"....The sound of her laughter will never be forgotten.
Bertha is survived by her loving children, Ronnie O. Brooks, Hampton, Virginia, Dr. Vonda K. Brooks, Dana R. Brooks (Vivian), and Shawn L. Brooks of Indianapolis, Indiana; 9 grandchildren Kelly of Hampton, Va., Chandon (Ebony), Brandon, Rhonda, Shawn II, Rayna, Shawnye and Dane all of Indianapolis, In. and Timothy of Columbus, Ohio; 5 great-grandchildren Kendall of Hampton, Virginia, Chanity, Dewayne, Skylar and Journee of Indianapolis, Indiana and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death her loving husband, Odell Brooks; Parents George and Sallie, siblings, James L. Moore, Johnella Bright, and William A. Moore.
Bertha will be remembered for her love of family...Rest in Peace, Bertha you will be missed by so many.
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