July 16, 1947 – October 12, 2018
Carmela Brooks, 71, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2018. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 16, 1947. She and her husband moved to Jacksonville, Florida in the 90's. There they were members of the Jacksonville Offshore Fishing Club. She enjoyed fishing, bingo, shopping, and traveling. She especially enjoyed watching NASCAR, and her favorite driver was Rusty Wallace. She often went to races with her husband. She loved Elvis Presley. She even took a trip to Grace Land.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Brooks; her daughter, JoAnn Palacio; her son-in-law, Robert Mendoza; her aunt, Dolores Linares; as well as her dog, JoJo.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Mendoza and Yolanda Sais; son, Dallas Brooks; as well as brothers and sisters and cousins.
Please continue to keep her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.