Ruby Helen <I>Wheeler</I> Brooks

Ruby Helen Wheeler Brooks

Bowie, Montague County, Texas, USA
Death 15 May 2009 (aged 82)
Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
Burial Bowie, Montague County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 37645406 · View Source
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Ruby Helen Brooks, 82, had her funeral service on May 17 at Central Baptist Church with Paul Henderson officiating. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery.
Ruby was born August 5, 1926 in Bowie to Thomas Howard and Annie Lee (Key) Wheeler. She graduated from Bowie High School and was a co-owner and operator of Bowie Furniture Company. She was a telephone operator for Bell Telephone. She also was a Mary Kay consultant for 35 years. Ruby was a charter member of Central Baptist Church. She served as a Sunday school teacher for years as well as handling the financial records for the church. She married Duwayne Brooks on Dec. 19, 1943 in Bowie. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Howard Wheeler; husband, Duwayne Brooks; and daughter, Glenda Fay Brooks Miller.
She is survived by her mother, 1 son, 1 sister, 1 brother, six grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Bowie News obit (modified)

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  • Created by: J Vogel
  • Added: 28 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37645406
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Helen Wheeler Brooks (5 Aug 1926–15 May 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37645406, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie, Montague County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by J Vogel (contributor 46975003) .