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Jean Starr Brookshire
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1923
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2010
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Wanda Jean Starr Brookshire, 86, of Okla. City, went to be with the Lord March 6, 2010 after a courageous battle with lung disease. Daughter of Charles Starr and Alice Starr Neumeyer. Jean was born in Okla. City on April 18, 1923. She attended Central High School and graduated from U.S. Grant High School. She was a member of Council Road Baptist Church.

She married John E. Brookshire on Jan. 6, 1940. Jean worked at Western Electric in Benefits. She started in the Pilot Plant and worked 20 years retiring in 1979. She enjoyed many years traveling with the WBCCI Airstream Club. She was the support leader for the Okla. IC Group. Jean loved working for the Central Okla. Habitat for Humanity and was the lead roofer for the 1st all ladies build in Okla. City in 1997. She was an avid gardener and she also loved to work cryptograms. She published a book of cryptograms on God's Promises.

Preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Glenn, Lee, and Cecil Starr and nephew Michael Starr, nieces Patricia Starr and Jeanetta Welch. She is survived be her husband John, daughters Cecillee Ramirez and Janice Sims-Pulis. Jean also has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Oklahoma County and especially Lana Bray and Chaplain David Bradley for taking care of Jean during her long illness. The family wishes to express their sincerest gratitude for the loving care that Claree Cox gave Jean and our family.

A memorial service will held at Council Road Baptist Church, 30th & Council Rd. in Bethany, OK at 2 pm on Monday, March 22, 2010. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to: Hospice of Okla. Co., 4334 NW Expressway, Suite 106, OKC, OK 73116

Published in The Oklahoman, March 17, 2010
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles C Starr (1889 - 1930)
  Alice Starr Neumeyer (1897 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  John E Brookshire (1923 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Glenn Starr (1915 - 1931)*
  Jean Starr Brookshire (1923 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Burial Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Aug 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75294989
Jean <i>Starr</i> Brookshire
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Jean <i>Starr</i> Brookshire
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