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Dorothy "Jean" Neptune Brooks
Birth: Mar. 30, 1928
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2012
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Dorothy "Jean" Brooks, 84, of Topeka, Kansas, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka, Kansas.

She was born March 30, 1928 in Chanute, Kansas, the daughter of Scott and Turrah (Bower) Neptune.

She attended Chanute High School. She obtained her GED in the 1980's.

Dorothy married Melvin Roy "Bud" Brooks on October 21, 1944 in Chanute, KS. He preceded her in death on August 28, 2010.

Mrs. Brooks was an active member of the North Topeka Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher for 25 years, was the church clerk for 12 years and was active in Macedonian and Lay Witness Ministries. She read the Bible completely through each year for 18 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandy Howard (Bob) and Melva Jean Mize (Charlie), all of Topeka, KS; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jeffrey Scott Brooks, December 15, 1996; a great-grandson, Samuel Roy Mize on September 26, 2003; and five siblings.

A funeral ceremony will be Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, 245 NW Independence Ave, Topeka, KS, 66608.

Interment will follow at Rochester Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Topeka Baptist Church, 123 NW Gordon, Topeka, KS 66608-1314, or Grace Hospice, 3715 SW 29th St., Ste. 100, Topeka, KS 66614.

Family links: 
  Scott Neptune (1881 - 1956)
  Turrah May Bower Neptune (1888 - 1948)
  Melvin Roy Brooks (1926 - 2010)
  Harold W Neptune (1907 - 1996)*
  Edna Marie Neptune Irwin (1909 - 1951)*
  Georgia M Neptune Toby (1912 - 2004)*
  Lloyd Scott Neptune (1922 - 1989)*
  Norman Clifford Neptune (1926 - 1975)*
  Dorothy Neptune Brooks (1928 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Rochester Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: jenpa
Originally Created by: Dale Bernhardt
Record added: Nov 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100561817

I sure miss you Mom but I know I will be with you one day, praise the Lord. Thank you for all your love and support over the years, you were the best Mom in the you very much.
- Sandy Howard
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