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Ruth Ann Brooks
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 48

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Ruth Ann Brooks, 48, Mt. Vernon, died 7:30 a.m. Dec. 8, 1992, at 
Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

Mrs. Brooks was a phlebotomy lab technician at Good Samaritan 
Regional Health Center.

She was born June 6, 1944, in Jefferson County, a daughter of 
Luther and Dollie A. (Mathus) Bodine.  March 23, 1982, in Mt. Vernon, 
she married Edward Allen Brooks, who survives.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home with the 
Rev. Buss Hart officiating.  Burial will follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Brooks is survived by one daughter, 
Dolly Shaw and husband, Donnie, of Belle Rive; one son, Jeffery Sledge and 
wife, Dee, of Mt. Vernon; three brothers, Harry Bodine and wife, Wanda, and 
Jerry L. Bodine, all of Mt. Vernon and Harvey Bodine and wife Kristi, of Irvington; 
two sisters, Dorothy Baker and husband, Donald, of Texico and Betty Ilbery of Centralia; 
two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Brooks was a member of South Hickory Hill Christian Church and American Society 
of Clinical Pathologists.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and one brother.

Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 8, 1992
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans



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