2/2/1931 – 7/21/2011
Vergelene M. Brooks, age 80 of Sheridan, formerly of Pickford, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Laurels of Carson City. She was born February 2, 1931 in Crystal, Michigan, the daughter of Thomas & Beulah (Griswold) Webb.
On January 17, 1948, she was married to Asa J. Brooks. He passed away on October 29, 2010. Also preceding her in death were her parents, and several brothers and sisters in law, Gerald Ames, William & Emma Carpenter, Ethel Brooks, Milan & Pauline Brooks and Jack Rodarmer.
Surviving are her children, Darlene & Victor Simon of Sumner, MI, June & Joe Patton of Hessel, MI and Darryl & Sue Brooks of Sheridan plus five grandchildren and five great grandchildren and one sister, Ina Jean Ames of Sheridan.
Vergelene had been a resident of Pickford the past 20 years before moving back to Sheridan this past February.
Funeral services will be held at the Simpson Family Funeral Home, Sheridan, on Saturday, July 23, 2011, beginning at 11:00 AM with Rev. Larry Nalett officiating. Visitation at the funeral home will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Following cremation, the final interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery.
For those desiring to do so, the family suggests memorial considerations to the Physical Therapy Unit at Laurels of Carson City. There will be envelopes available at the funeral home.
On 7/22/2011 gary & eve flleming said:
wish we could be with you at this time of your loss. virg will always be with us in memory as was your dad. they were both like an aunt and uncle to me. she always called us the kids.
On 7/22/2011 April (Fleming) Wascher said:
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Virg and Ace were like Aunt and Uncle to all of us Fleming kids. We all loved them dearly. I haven’t seen either of them in a long time but they both will be sadly missed. Your family was blessed with them in being a part of your lives. Virg and Ace are together again forever. Just hang on to all them great memories you all must have. I have some great memories with them that I will cherish forever.