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Mrs. Ila Smith Brooks, 81, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2014.
Mrs. Brooks was a native of Glenwood, the daughter of the late Micager Henry Smith and the late Erma Cornelia Blizzard Smith. She has made her home in Wilkinson County since 1951. She was an occupational therapist with the Georgia War Veterans Home until her retirement. She was a member of Ivey Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Terry Smith of Savannah and Wayne Smith of Bryan County.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas Brooks of Ivey; daughter, Connie (Ken) Mullenix of Austin, Texas; son, Donnie (Betty) Brooks of Ivey; sister, Dot (Leon) Cook of Blitchton; brothers, Bill Smith of Guyton and Larry "Boots" Smith of Pembroke; two grandchildren, Kimberly (Brian) Dirner of Liberty Hill, Texas, and Beth (Matt) Morris of Macon; two great-grandchildren, Ashton Dirner and Kealy Dirner.
The funeral was Jan. 12 at Ivey Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddie Hogg officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ivey Baptist Church Building Fund, 107 Church St., Ivey, Ga. 31031. Leave online condolences at www.whitecolumnsfh.net.
Arrangements are by Williams Funeral Home of Gordon.
Published in BryanCountyNews from Feb. 26 to Mar. 5, 2014