Joyce Ann Brooks
January 16, 1941 – November 13, 2020
Joyce Ann Brooks age 79 born January 16,1941 to David William Ellis and Addie Ellis in Mt Vernon Illinois passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving sons on November 13th in Fort Collins Colorado. She was the eldest of four children. Donna Dodson of Mt Vernon, Il, Linda Weilt deceased, and David William Ellis deceased.
As a young woman she was very serious about her studies and always received high marks in her grades along with perfect attendance. After High School she moved to California in 1959 to live with family. She worked in Long Beach California as a waitress at a cafeteria, where she met and married the love of her Life Ronald Dennis Brooks. They settled in Long Beach and eventually moved to La Mirada where they raised their three sons. Joyce was a very loving, devoted wife, mother and friend. Family and serving the Lord were her life, she was known as a kind and gentle soul. Raising her three boys were highlight of her life, she loved serving as PTA president, Cub Scout Leader and Soccer Mom. Her and Ron lived a happy life until his passing in 1990. She then took to a fulfilling career at LA College of Chiropractic working as an Administrative Assistant to the top professionals at the college. Once she retired her focus became that of her seven Grandchildren, whom she doted over, spoiled and shared her love of the Lord with.
She is survived by her son David and Michell Brooks and their children Zachary, Travis and Kiley and Great Grandchildren Sebastian, Penelope and Adelaide. Dennis and Julie Brooks and their children Kasey and Clayton. Patrick Brooks and his children Jacob and Madison.