Mrs. Mary Brooks
Mrs. Mary Brooks
Mrs. Mary Benton Brooks, age 74, of Vidalia died Thursday afternoon, October 1, 2020, after an extended illness. Mary was a lifelong resident of Wheeler County, but currently resided in Vidalia. She and her late husband Greg were owners and operators of Brooks Used Cars in Glenwood. She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross for many years. While raising their girls, she was an active member of Glenwood First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir. She most recently was a member of First Baptist Church in Vidalia. She is preceded in death by her three sisters, Mildred Holland, Ann Anderson, Enid Clark, and one brother, Robert Benton.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Angie Brooks Collins of Vidalia, Sabrina (Brad) Thompson of Vidalia; four brothers, Ben Benton of Grayson, Clarke (Cathy) Benton of Canton, Cosby Benton of Vidalia, Ronnie (Cheryl) Benton of Glenwood; one sister, Margie (Dennis) Baker of Woodstock and two grandchildren, Marah and Danni of Vidalia, who were her heart and soul.
The family received friends for visitation at Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel, Monday, October 5, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service following immediately. Rev. Billy Shiver and Rev. Clarence Best officiated. Interment will be at a later date.
Mary’s girls would like to express their sincere appreciation for all that was done for their mother by Meadows Park Health & Rehabilitation and Community Hospice of Vidalia.
Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel was in charge of service arrangements.