Beth Brooks 1942-2015
Beth E. Brooks, 72, Topeka, died Sunday, March 22, 2014, at a Topeka care facility.
She was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Topeka, the daughter of Amos and Dorothy Elkinton Hibbs. She graduated from Valley Falls High School.
Mrs. Brooks was a homemaker. She also worked as a teller and bookkeeper at First National Bank in Topeka.
She married David Brooks on Aug. 24, 1969, at Valley Falls. He survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Kim Bolz and husband Rick, Denison, and Katy Brooks, Bryson City, N.C.; three granddaughters, Whitney Coleman and husband Brian, Makenzie Bolz and Hayden Hernandez and husband Matthew; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Kerry Hibbs and wife Roxy, Austin, Texas; and a sister, Karen Area and husband Roger, Pine Bluff, Ark.
Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Coal Creek Cemetery north of Valley Falls.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Falls Alumni Association or the Valley Falls Athletic Association, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088.