|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1930|
|Death: ||May 10, 2012|
Larvinia Arminta Porter Brooks passed away peacefully at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She was the eldest daughter of the late Charles Milton Porter and the late Virginia Howard Porter.
She attended the former Jefferson High School and was an employee of the University of Virginia Medical Center until illness forced her to retire.
She accepted the Lord at an early age being baptized as a child. She was a lifelong member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Charlottesville where she served on both the Usher Board and the former Helping Hand Club. She enjoyed her church family and related activities. She also enjoyed traveling when her health permitted. Those who knew her will remember her for her quick wit and unusual remarks in conversation. She loved to be surrounded by family and friends. She loved her morning chats with neighbor Thelma Tinsley.
She was preceded in death by her parents and beloved husband Edward Lee "Sonny" Brooks, Sr. and a wonderful grandson Herbert Tyrone Brooks, Jr., and a great grandson Daquayzion Hansberry. Also preceding her in death were two brothers Russell Howard and Charlie Porter; two sisters Idell Porter and Yvonne Coles; mother-in-law Mary Brooks; five brothers-in-law Robert A. Brooks, Norman Banks, Ike Maynes,
Lawrence Gross and David Coles Sr.; four sisters-in-law Virginia B. Maynes, Elaine Banks, Elaine Allen and Aubrey Porter and a beloved aunt Arminta Furbush.
She leaves to cherish her memory three sons Edward L. Brooks, Jr. and Herbert T. Brooks,Sr., Larry A. Brooks, Sr.; two daughters Carolyn E. Brooks and Gwendolyn L. Brooks; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two brothers Herbert Porter and Edward Porter; two sisters Audrey P. Gross and Shirley Porter; two brothers-in-law Carl Banks and Clarence Allen and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 18, 2012 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Charlottesville with the Reverend Dr. Lehman D. Bates, II officiating.
Virginia Elizabeth Howard Porter (1903 - 1986)
Audrey Porter Gross (____ - 2014)*
Larvinia Arminta Porter Brooks (1930 - 2012)
Created by: A. L. Parrish 💜
Record added: May 12, 2012
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