65, Altoona, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at the residence. Born in Alabama, she was daughter of the late Dozier Kirby and the late Lessie Lee Jennings Kirby Gibson. She was a floral designer by trade. Besides her parents, Ms. Brooks was preceded in death by a son, Joey Lee Brooks.

Surviving are daughter Samantha (Keith) Willis, Susan Moore; son Jeff (Betty) Brooks, Susan Moore; grandchildren Madison Brooks, Anna Rose Roberts, and Ryan Brooks; sisters Audrey Kilpatrick, Cleveland, Carolyn Nash Rooks, Asbury, and Louise Laughlin, Snead.

A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date, Lemley Funeral Home directing.