Hazel Brooks

Funeral services for Hazel Brooks will be held Saturday June 7, at 1 p.m. at Greater Haynes Memorial C.O.G.I.C., 601 N. Denton in Mexia. Visitation will be held Friday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home in Mexia.
Hazel Brooks was born Oct. 8, 1927 in Kosse. She departed this life on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by loved ones.
She was the sixth child born to Nealie Brooks and Hattie Jackson-Brooks.
She was baptized and accepted Christ at an early age.
She is preceded in death by both mother and father; two children, Marice Brooks and Johnnie Brooks-Echols; six sisters and one brother.
She leaves to cherish her memory one brother, Ocie L. Brooks, of Houston; one daughter, Scelia (Anthony) Jackson; a devoted daughter-in-law, Essie L. Brooks; six grandchildren, Carl Johnson of Minnesota, Ktroy Brooks, Rita Brooks, Sheryl Brooks and LaCreshia Jackson, all of Mexia, and Sedrick (Sherry) Brooks of Dallas; 18 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of special nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.
Pearly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of professional services for Hazel Brooks. Visit pearlygatesfuneralhome.org to sign the guest register.