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
Dale Brookins & wife Penny of Whittington
Ron Brookins & wife Susan of Marietta, GA
Mallory Gibbs & husband Alex and their children: Cali & Keaton
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.