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Opal Ruth Brooks

October 3, 1954 March 10, 2020
Opal Ruth Brooks
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Obituary for Opal Ruth Brooks

Maysville - Opal Ruth Brooks, 65, of Ewing, went to be with her Lord on March 10, 2020.

Opal was born October 3, 1954 in Maysville. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and a teacher for Licking Valley Head Start for several years, where she also drove a school bus. She went on to open her own daycare, Nana’s Daycare”, which she operated for several years.

She was a devoted wife to Pastor Harry Lee Brooks for 49 years and was also a loving mother to her five children, daughter Angela Michelle Rogers and her husband Jimmy Rogers of Vidor, TX and Angela’s children, Joseph Jenkins, Justin Jenkins, Dustin Jenkins and Summer Sapp; son Harry Lee Brooks, Jr. and his wife Shawna Brooks of Columbus, OH and their children Shaina Kielman, Robert Brooks, Calliape Smith and Jocelyn Torres; daughter Sherri Lynn Brooks of Cynthiana and her children Cameron Lee Brooks and Gracie Silvey; daughter Tammy Radawn Sapp of Lewis County and her sons Jared Sapp and Wes Sapp; son James Benjamin Brooks of Ewing, KY and his daughters Hailey Gulley and Keeleigh Brooks. She also leaves her stepmother Faye Wagner; sisters Barbara Maxie, Brenda Wagner and Loretta Kennard; brothers, Lanis Wagner, Porter Wagner, Carl Wagner and Shannon Wagner; and many great-grandchildren.

Opal was preceded in death by her father, Robert Wagner and her mother, Emma Faye Gulley and a sister, Joyce White.

Services for Opal Brooks will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday March 14, 2020 at Brell & Son Funeral Home with Rev Wendall Brooks, Rev Ronnie Wallingford, and Rev. Paul Gray officiating.

Visitation will be from 12 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Visitation

Saturday

14

Mar

12:00 PM 3/14/2020 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/14/2020 2:00:00 PM
Brell & Son Funeral Home

620 E. Second Street
Maysville, KY 41056

Brell & Son Funeral Home
620 E. Second Street Maysville 41056 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Mar

2:00 PM 3/14/2020 2:00:00 PM
Brell & Son Funeral Home

620 E. Second Street
Maysville, KY 41056

Pastors Wendall Brooks, Ronnie Wallingford and Paul Gray officiating

Brell & Son Funeral Home
620 E. Second Street Maysville 41056 KY
United States
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