Katie M Brooks

June 20th, 1949 to March 19th, 2012
Katie Mae Brooks, 62, of Fort Gratiot went home to be with the Lord on March 19, 2012 in Port Huron Hospital after a long illness.

She was born June 20, 1949 in Alabama to the late Willie & Bertha Mae Henderson. She married James Wiley Brooks Sr. on September 2, 1967 in Roseville. He died November 26, 2007.

Mrs. Brooks was a saleswoman in the china department at J.L. Hudsons/ Marshall Fields, retiring in 2007. She was a member of New Covenant Life Ministries Church and spent her time loving her grandchildren.

She leaves to mourn her four children, Cheryl (Jerome) Buchanan, Stephanie (John) Bell, ShaVaughn McGuin and James (Bridgette) Brooks Jr., all of Port Huron; ten grandchildren, Kayla, John, Joshua, Jazmyn, Sierrah, James, Tariq, Jaida, Joseph and Terryl-lynn; four brothers, Louis Henderson of Detroit, James L. (Rita) Henderson of Mt. Clemens, Sylvester (Brenda) Henderson of Port Huron and Comer (Callie) Henderson of Rochester, New York; three sisters, Janine Williams, Gracie M. (Frank) Edwards and Parlle Ellis, all of Port Huron; her in-laws; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Donald & Silas Henderson; and a sister, Thelma Lee.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron.

Mrs. Brooks will lie in state at New Covenant Life Ministries from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012. Apostle Veter Nichols will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Covenant Life Ministries.

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