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Peggy "Mary Eleanor" Duke Brooks
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1927
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2011
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA

Peggy "Mary Eleanor" Dukes Brooks, 83, of Bowling Green, died July 9, 2011, after a lengthy illness.

The Nortonville native was born Nov. 3, 1927. She graduated from College High School in Bowling Green in 1945 and attended Western Kentucky State Teachers College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Bowling Green for more than 60 years and of the Warren County Medical Auxiliary, The Current Topic Literary Club and P.E.O. She was well-known for her love of home and gifted cooking ability. In her early years, she was remembered for a beautiful voice and sang in the church choir. She was active in the ladies church circle. She was immensely proud of her children and grandchildren. She was a daughter of the late Garland R. and Mary E. Dukes.

Funeral is at 2 p.m. Monday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Lovers Lane chapel, with burial in Fairview Cemetery No. 2. Visitation is from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Christian Church, 1106 State St., Bowling Green, KY 42101 or the Kentucky Alzheimer's Association.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Carroll C. Brooks, M.D.; two daughters, Deborah Brooks Ford of Key West, Fla., and Amy Brooks Cooper and her husband, Peter, of Wilmore; a son, Kevin C. Brooks and his wife, Gail, of Bowling Green; six grandchildren, John Riggs Fulmer, Christopher Clark Brooks, Emily Brooks Mills, William Peter Cooper, Joseph Robert Cooper and Samuel Clark Cooper; and a great-grandchild, Aidan River Fulmer.

Fairview Cemetery
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Terry Tichenor
Record added: Jan 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83074142
Peggy Mary Eleanor <i>Duke</i> Brooks
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