Wanda Sue Washburn Brooks

Washburn Brooks Wanda Sue Washburn Brooks, 80, of Midland passed away at her home on Friday, June 20, 2014. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at First Christian Church in Paducah, Texas, with Brett Hoffman officiating. Sue was born on March 23, 1934, in Lubbock, Texas to Bruce and Maddie Washburn. She was the youngest of her five siblings and spent much of her life in Paducah, Texas. She met and married the love of her life, Henry Kelly, April 19, 1955. They shared 56 wonderful years together before Henry's passing in 2010. She lived a very interesting life as a bookkeeper and entrepreneur. Sue loved playing bridge, reading, doing word searches and crossword puzzles, and was an incredible cook. She had an incredibly loving, yet stubborn disposition and was very outgoing. She never met a stranger and everyone always felt like a friend when in her company. She will be greatly missed by not only her family, but all those whose lives she touched. She is survived by her son, Kyle Brooks; granddaughters, Alycia Brooks and Amanda Dial; grandson-in-law, Jaysun Dial; great grandsons, Bryson Brooks, Aiden Brown, and Gage Dial; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; and siblings. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com.

Funeral Home

Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home
3800 N Big Spring St Midland, TX 79710
(432) 550-5800

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on June 25, 2014