|Leona M. Iverson Brooks|
|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1948|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2007|
Leona M. Brooks, aged 59, died unexpectedly Aug. 10, 2007, at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado., following a brief illness. She was born in Cherokee, Okla., March 9, 1948, to Leona M. (Ackley) and Norman D. Iverson. She attended Guymon Public Schools, graduating in 1966. In June 1981, Leona married Geary Lynn Brooks at El Reno, Okla.
Leona was an avid reader, liked to knit and crochet, and loved caring for her pets, Poppy, Bing & Rowdy.
Upon the death of her husband, Geary on Feb. 19, 1994, Leona resided with her sister, Mary Bruce, where she lived until her death. Until recently, Leona helped her sister care for and raise her two great-nephews, Cody and Austin Northup.
Leona is survived by her parents, Leona (Calvin) Rhodes, Jet Okla., and Norman (Neva) Iverson, Guymon, Okla.; sister, Mary Bruce, Trinidad, Colo.; sister and brother-in-law, Rev. Ruby Kleymann and Rev. Bill Kleymann, Ellsworth, Minn.; five nieces, three nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Joanna Heuson.
At her request there will be no services. Family may be contacted at the Mary Bruce residence.
Geary Lynn Brooks (1948 - 1994)
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Aug 16, 2007
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