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Sarah Jean Brooks, 95, of Anderson passed away Saturday morning at her home.
Sarah was born in Noblesville and was the daughter of George Lawhorn and Cora Ellen Dellenger. Sarah married the love of her life Lester Brooks on Sept. 6, 1941. Her greatest joy was taking care of her husband, children and grandchildren. Sarah loved spending time at Hill Lake during the summer with her family and friends. She also enjoyed playing bingo and going on bus trips to the casinos.
Sarah is survived by three children, Lester (Sharon) Brooks, Beverly Bradley and Joe (Vicki) Brooks; seven grandchildren, Kim (Terry Bilbry) Brooks, Dennis (Brian) Prevost-Fuller, Sandy Ellerman, Missy (Kenny) Farmer, Jody Brooks, Beth (Ken) Williams and Lee Brooks; six great-grandchildren, Kaycee (Rick Savage) Carter, Kayla (Tyler Knotts) Ellerman, Cameron (Tabitha Dillon) Ellerman, T.C. (Jessica Hamilton) Farmer, Kilynne (Ryan Burton) Brooks and Sarah Williams; three great-great-grandchildren, Jaxon Knotts and Eliah and Elizabeth Brooks and two more on the way; three sisters, Phyllis Oaks, Ester Jarvis and Margie Quear; and one brother, Ernie Lawhon.
She was proceeded in death by her husband of almost 75 years, Lester "Butch" Brooks; mother and father; three brothers, Jack, Charlie and Jim Lawhorn; son-in-law, George "Bob" Bradley; and one grandchild, Shelly Renee Brooks.
Services will be at noon Tuesday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory in Anderson. Friends and family may show their respect at the viewing from 10 a.m. to noon with the services to immediately follow. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
Published on November 19, 2017
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