Marilyn Jane (Rose) Brookins

October 12, 1940 ~ May 18, 2018 (age 77)

Marilyn Jane Brookins, 77, of Whittington passed away Friday morning May 18, 2018 at Herrin Hospital.
She was born in Benton, IL on October 12, 1940, the daughter of Vernon & Mary (Williams) Rose.
She married Elmer M. Brookins on November 30, 1958 and he survives.
Mrs. Brookins was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church, her passion was assisting others trough Immanuel Helping Hands Ministry. She was co-owner Brookins Donut Shop in Charleston, IL. She was also the manager of Burton's Cafe for 10 years.
She is survived by her:
Husband: Elmer M. Brookins of Whittington
2 Sons:
Dale Brookins & wife Penny of Whittington
Ron Brookins & wife Susan of Marietta, GA
5 Grandchildren:
Mallory Gibbs & husband Alex and their children: Cali & Keaton
Chelsea Brookins
Whitney Brookins
Tyler Brookins
Chandler Brookins
1 Brother: Dale Rose & wife Judy of Sesser
Mrs. Brookins was preceded in death by her Parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, May 21st at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton with Dr. Sammy Simmons officiating. Burial will be in the Williams Chapel Cemetery in Ewing. Visitation will be after 11:00 A.M. Monday at the Church.
In lieu of Flowers, Memorials in Mrs. Brookins memory may be made to The Helping Hands Ministry at Immanuel Baptist Church.

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