Marie Chisum Brooks passed away at the age of 88 on March 7, 2014 in Bertram, Texas. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Hope Cemetery in Henrietta, Texas under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Marie was born on October 27, 1925 in Montague County, Texas to Tom and Carrie Chisum. As a young girl she moved with her family to the small town of Henrietta, Texas in Clay County. After graduating from Henrietta High School in 1944 and working in a variety store, she and Bob Brooks were married January 18, 1948. They moved to Wichita Falls where Marie worked at S & H Kress 5 & 10 cent store in the purchasing department. Marie retired in 1950 to be a housewife and work in her flower garden. She received one of the Clean County Registry Awards by the City of Wichita Falls for one of the prettiest yards and flowers in 1991. Marie was well loved for her pretty smile and was always ready to help anyone.
Marie was preceded in death by her father, mother, brothers, Jeff and Clovis Chisum and her beloved husband, Robert (Bob) Brooks. She is survived by one sister Hazel Gill. Sister-in-law, Faye Canady and her children; Lisa Laminack and husband Randy, daughter Lindsey and son Colten, Charles Canady and wife Kathy, their children Kristin Davis, husband Jason and their son Walker, Brandon Canady and wife Jessica, Blair Canady and Paige Canady, Joey Canady and wife Jeanie and daughter Katie Canady, one nephew Thomas Chisum and family and one niece Joyce Pope and family