Ruth Ann Brooks
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 48
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