Beatrice M. Brooks
Beatrice Mardell Brooks, 85, Charlestown, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Rolling Hills Healthcare Center in New Albany.
Born July 5, 1925, in Depauw, she was the daughter of the late Alva J. and Lillian C. Lincoln Smith.
She was retired from ICI America in Charlestown and was a Presbyterian.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Maurice E. Smith, and two sisters, Viola Fessell and Maxine Schwartz.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis E. and Gary L. Brooks, both of Charlestown; two brothers, Jerome Smith of New Salisbury and Marvin Smith of New Albany; a sister, Virginia Rosenbarger of Depauw; and two grandsons.
Funeral: Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey with burial in St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery in Frenchtown.