NEWPORT NEWS, VA - Dora, age 81, died peacefully on Friday, Nov 8, 2013 while surrounded by love at The Legacy Home for Hospice & Support located on Fort Monroe at the historic Chamberlin. Born Jun 25, 1932, in Farmville, VA, to parents James Brooks & Minnie "Lester" Brooks. She received her degree from Peninsula Business College and retired from civil service. She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Wynne (Brooks), her grandchildren, Derek Wynne and Robin Friend, her great-grandchildren, Kaila, Jorden, & Trinity; her sister, Marie "Ann" Johnson; and a host of nieces, great nieces & nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, and brother, Nelson Brooks. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov 13th at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel located at 1601 27th Street, Newport News, VA 23607. Please send donations to The Legacy Home for Hospice and Support at 2 Fenwick Rd. Hampton, VA 23651.
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Published in Daily Press on Nov. 11, 2013