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Maude Estella Talkington Brooks
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1911
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2008
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

Journal-Courier Jacksonville, Ill.,
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Estella Brooks 1911 - 2008


Maude Estella Brooks, 96, of Jerseyville, and formerly of the Greenfield and Brighton area, died Friday afternoon, March 7, 2008, at Robings Manor Nursing Home in Brighton.

She was born Sept. 28, 1911, in Chesterfield, the daughter of Albert and Addie Gracey Talkington. She married Eldon Brooks and he preceded her in death in 1965.

She is survived by one son, Robert of Clearwater, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Talkington; and four sisters, Adeline Conlin, Daisy Orban, Katherine Dowland and Mable Plogger.

Mrs. Brooks worked in the kitchen at Southwestern High School in Piasa and retired, at the age of 75, as a housemother at Beverly Farms in Godfrey.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Oakwood Cemetery in Greenfield. Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville was in charge of arrangements.
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  Eldon L Brooks (1912 - 1965)*
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Oakwood Cemetery
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Judy Clark-Wick
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
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