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Obituaries

Obituaries

Laura Imogene Brooks 1954 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Laura Imogene Brooks, 54, Lawrence, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Antioch Cemetery, Spring Hill.Ms. Brooks died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at her home.She was born Jan. 5, 1954, in Gardner, the daughter of Clifford Jim and Ruby Marie Frazee McDaniel. Ms. Brooks rode in the Old Settlers Parade with her father. She graduated from Spring Hill High School. She attended Antioch Baptist Church.She moved to Lawrence 12 years ago from Baldwin City. She enjoyed watching old movies, playing cards and collecting salt and pepper shakers. She loved her family above all things in life.Ms. Brooks was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Cecil McDaniel, Denora Otto, Gertrude Watkins and Delores Jones. Survivors include a son, John Michael Brooks, Lawrence; a granddaughter Maggie, Lawrence; companion Molly; and siblings Harley McDaniel, Overland Park, Loren McDaniel and J.C. McDaniel, both of Paola, Harold McDaniel, Homer, La., Maxine Wright, Olathe, Marilyn Helt, Peculiar, Mo., Joyce Silva, Dalton, Nev., and Carolyn Rood, Olathe.The family will welcome visitors at 10 a.m. Friday at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, KS 66030. The family suggests memorials to the Laura Brooks Memorial Fund.