Della M. Brooks, nee Mabus, 99, of Belleville, Ill., born March 23, 1917, in Tamaroa, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Della was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest and Frances, nee Thompson, Mabus; a daughter, Frances Johnson; a son-in-law, Ty Hancock; two granddaughters, Marcia Hancock and Tara Noble; and four brothers, Carl, Norvel, Gerald, and Jerald Lee Mabus.
Surviving are a daughter, Marge Brooks of Bunker Hill, Ill.; a son, Michael (Peggy) Brooks of Belleville, Ill.; a son-in-law, Terrell Johnson of North Carolina; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Solid Rock Church of God in Collinsville, Ill. Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting mollfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Moll Funeral Home, Mascoutah, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Moll Funeral Home with Pastor Matthew Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Sesser, Ill.
MOLL FUNERAL HOME, Mascoutah, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 9, 2016