Brooks, Ruth Minor was born on January 15, 1923 in Triplett, MO and passed away peacefully on March 28, 2013 in Allen, TX. She was a graduate of Eastern Montana College in Billings, MT with a B.S. in Education and received a Masters in Secondary Ed from SFASU in Nacogdoches, TX. Ruth was a very ambitious and independent woman. She was a dedicated elementary school teacher
for 23 years. Mostly importantly, Ruth was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband Charles Edward Brooks, her parents and her siblings. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Dale and Donna Brooks, her 3 grandchildren, Michael Brooks (Debbie), Douglas Brooks (Myla), Jennie Shankle (Joe) and 8 great-grandchildren, Trevor, Tyler & Tanner Brooks, Alex & Kyle Brooks, Megan, Austin & Carson Shankle. Services will be held Tuesday April 2, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at Restland of Dallas in the Wildwood Chapel.