Bertie Elizabeth Brooks, 85, of Alderson, WV passed away Saturday morning, December 23, 2017, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV, following a long illness.
She was born at Pearisburg, VA, August 5, 1932, a daughter of Conji Lee and Eva Evelyn Raines Frazier of Peterstown, WV.
Mrs. Brooks was a homemaker, a graduate of Peterstown High School, and a mother who loved her children and made them her life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Melvin Brooks, Sr.; three sons, Roger Lee Brooks, Roy “Pete” Melvin Brooks, Jr., and Bobby Brooks; two brothers; and four sisters.
Surviving are 10 children, Randy Brooks and wife, Karen, of Peterstown, Ricky Brooks of Alderson, Gail McFall and husband, Lowelle, of Mt. Vernon, VA, Robin Swiger and husband, John, of Mt. Vernon, Darlene Zimmerman and husband, Robert, of Alderson, Russell Brooks and wife, Lisa, of Fairlea, Ruth Anna Lephew and husband, Richard, of Second Creek, WV, Rodney Brooks and wife, Anna, of Organ Cave, WV, Ralph Brooks and companion, Frankie Rheinscheld, of Bluefield, WV, and Eva Waid and husband, Rusty of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Bill Frazier and wife, Charlene of Union, WV; a sister, Marshie Fraizer of Peterstown; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 12 PM Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union with the Rev. Joe Hendricks officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery at Alderson.
The family will receive friends from 11 AM until service time.
Those wishing to send online condolences to the Brooks Family may do so by visiting www.grovesfuneralhome.com.
Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the December 26, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.