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 Paula Rae <I>Neller</I> Brook

Paula Rae Neller Brook

Death 4 Mar 2010 (aged 72)
Burial Springer, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Lot 257
Memorial ID 49441909 · View Source
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Paula Rae Brook, 72, of Springer, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2010, in Springer. She was born April 6, 1937, in Lorain, Ohio, the daughter of George and Bernice Neller.

She graduated from Lorain High School in 1955 and, in 1975, she graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, cum laude, where she received her bachelor of science degree in social studies composite and, in 1976, she received her MA in liberal arts. She was certified by the state of New Mexico in social studies, American history, world history, sociology, political science and reading.

Paula was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a retired teacher of many years teaching in Roswell, Roy and Springer school systems. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Order of the Eastern Star and The American Federation of Women. She worked with children in kindergarten, Girl Scouts and DeMolay. Paula loved ceramics, needlecraft, reading and square dancing, skating, swimming and bowling.

Paula was preceded in death by her parents and husband Gilbert B. Brook.

She is survived by two daughters, Valerie Caudle and husband David of Hillsboro, Texas, and Tracy Crawford and husband Tommy of Springer; one son, Scott Brook of Roswell, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 10, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Springer with Pastor Kenneth W. Tidmore officiating. Burial will be in the Springer Cemetery.

Arrangements and celebration of love for Paula Rae Brook are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.

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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49441909
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paula Rae Neller Brook (6 Apr 1937–4 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49441909, citing Springer Cemetery, Springer, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .