OBITUARY

Mary "Gerri" Brooks

October 18, 1930April 9, 2019
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Mary “Gerri” Brooks, 88, passed away at her home surrounded with love and family on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Gerri was born on October 18, 1930 in Casey County, KY to the late Phillip and Mary Vest. Over the years she worked for the KY Restaurant Association, Ridgemont Furniture Galleries, Cherry House Furniture and the Cracker Barrel in Lagrange. Gerri was also a member of Southeast Christian Church. Along with her parents; her husband, Clarence Brooks; daughter, Sherri Lynn Brooks; brother, Robert Vest, and daughter in-law, Bonnie Brooks have preceded her in death. Here to carry on her memory is her daughter, Lori Parrish (Wayne). She was a Mamaw to grandchildren, Bobby Parrish (Ula), Loral Kniss (Zach), Juliann Parrish, Josh Brooks (Kristi) and J’aime George (Chris); great grandchildren, Jacob, Katie and Abby Parrish, Dakota and Colton Kniss, Stephanie, Mary, Jacob and Jason Brooks, Vincent and Keira Calovich. Gerri is also survived by her son Jim Brooks; sister in-law, Linda Vest; nieces, Julie Roell (Ken), Dr. Joni Vest, Jenny Koelling. Visitation will be held from 10am-2pm on Monday, April 15th at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. A service honoring Gerri will take place immediately following the visitation at 2pm, with the burial taking place in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 15, 2019
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Biography

Mary “Gerri” Brooks, 88, passed away at her home surrounded with love and family on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Gerri was born on October 18, 1930 in Casey County, KY to the late Phillip and Mary Vest. Over the years she worked for the KY Restaurant Association, Ridgemont Furniture Galleries, Cherry House Furniture and the Cracker Barrel in Lagrange. Gerri was also a member of Southeast Christian Church.
Along with her parents; her husband, Clarence Brooks; daughter, Sherri Lynn Brooks; brother, Robert Vest, and daughter in-law, Bonnie Brooks have preceded her in death. Here to carry on her memory is her daughter, Lori Parrish (Wayne). She was a Mamaw to grandchildren, Bobby Parrish (Ula), Loral Kniss (Zach), Juliann Parrish, Josh Brooks (Kristi) and J’aime George (Chris); great grandchildren, Jacob, Katie and Abby Parrish, Dakota and Colton Kniss, Stephanie, Mary, Jacob and Jason Brooks, Vincent and Keira Calovich. Gerri is also survived by her son Jim Brooks; sister in-law, Linda Vest; nieces, Julie Roell (Ken), Dr. Joni Vest, Jenny Koelling.
Visitation will be held from 10am-2pm on Monday, April 15th at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. A service honoring Gerri will take place immediately following the visitation at 2pm, with the burial taking place in Resthaven Memorial Park.