C. Helen Brooks, 81, of Crossville (formerly of Monroe, MI), passed away Oct. 19, 2016, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born Sept. 21, 1935, in Middlesboro, KY, daughter of the late Robert B. Sutton and Josie (Wilson) Sutton.
Helen worked as a secretary for Monroe High School in Monroe, MI, and was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Crossville.
Helen is survived by her husband of 62 years, M. Ray Brooks, Crossville, TN; daughters, Rebecca LePage, Beverly (Chuck) Estep and Amy R. (Tom) Mackie; grandchildren, Benjamin, Lisa and Brittany; brother, Paul Sutton, Manassas, VA; and sisters, Juanita DeMaggio, Garden City, MI, and Bobbi Howell, Lafayette, IN.
In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services in Crossville were held at Central Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Roland Smith and Bro. Billy Kemp officiating.
Funeral services in Monroe, MI, were held at Bacarella Funeral Home on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at 7 p.m. with Pastor Craig Killinen officiating. Burial will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at 11 a.m. in Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, MI.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements in Crossville and Bacarella Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements in Monroe.
Published on  October 24, 2016