Mary Frances Hall Brooks STUARTS DRAFT Mary Frances Hall Brooks, 82, of Stuarts Draft, went to be with her Lord Jesus on Saturday, June 8, 2013. She was born on May 5, 1931 in Schuyler, Virginia, daughter of the late Massie and Gladys (Maupin) Hall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Jo Brooks Davis; six sisters, Ruby Hall, Viola Shope, Hazel Price, Leatrice Metcalf, Marion Atkins, Mildred Shifflett; and one brother, Cecil Hall. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Garnett S. Brooks; a daughter, Faye Brooks Benavitch; a son, Douglas Brooks and wife, Amy; six grandchildren, Andrea Benavitch Wasiewski and husband, Nicholas, Kristen Benavitch, Douglas Brooks Jr., Dustin Brooks, Christopher Carter and wife, Erin, Ashley Davis; one great-grandson, Liam Michael Wasiewski; two brothers, Massie Hall Jr. and Donald Hall; Ethel Fitzgerald; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Rankin United Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Chuck Balsamo officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the 1920 H Medical Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.