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 Florence Dorothy <I>Edwards</I> Brooke

Florence Dorothy Edwards Brooke

Death 15 Apr 1996 (aged 91)
Burial Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 38932427 · View Source
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BROOKE, Florence Edwards, of Richfield Nursing Center in Salem, died Monday, April 15, 1996. Born on May 13, 1904 in Washington, N.J., she was the oldest of six children born to Clyde Hine Edwards and his wife, Florence Stickles Edwards. She grew up in Washington, D.C., where she graduated from Wilson Normal School and taught in the District of Columbia school system until her marriage to The Rev. W. Carroll Brooke on June 24, 1931. She served as his devoted wife in Episcopal parishes in Montgomery and Weston, W.Va., and Staunton and Roanoke, Va. She is survived by two sons, Walter Carroll Brooke Jr. of Fort Washington, Pa., and Robert Edwards Brooke of Portsmouth, England; also one daughter, Anne Brooke Carpenter of Roanoke. She is also survived by six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial service and committal will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Staunton on Thursday, April 18, 1996, at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to ABC Adoption Services Inc.

Roanoke Times, April 17, 1996

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 38932427
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Florence Dorothy Edwards Brooke (13 May 1904–15 Apr 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38932427, citing Trinity Episcopal Churchyard, Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by kfpatrick (contributor 46991468) .