This obituary was submitted by Dan Houser
Alton - Bertha E. Brooks, 65, was born near Alton, January 11, 1882, and died May 25, 1947.
She married Hiram E. Brooks, February 4, 1902, and to this union six children were born, She is survived by her husband and the six children. Mrs Thelma Watson, of Decatur, Ill.; Albert Brooks, of Alton, Mrs Rosa Morris and Elmer Brooks, of Jacksonville, Ill.; Audry Brooks, of Nolomis, Ill.; a brother, Dan East, of Vincennes; 22 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Early in life she united with the Methodist Church. At the time of death, she was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Throughout her life she was a devoted wife, mother and loved her Lord and Church. -
Brooks, Bertha E.
Died May 25, 1947, Alton, Indiana.