Edna Mae Hill Brooks, age 93, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021, in Arnold, Missouri. Funeral Services for Mrs. Brooks will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN with Pastor Ricky Burns and Dr. Fred Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at the Oakview Memorial Park in Alamo, TN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.
Edna was born on December 25, 1927, in Blytheville, Arkansas, to Noah “Toy” and Omie Hill. Before retiring, she worked at Stewart-Warner Electronics. She was a member of Winsor Baptist Church in Imperial, Missouri.
She is survived by three daughters, Verna Keller, Theresa Brooks, Susan Kelley and she leaves a legacy of five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlie Brooks; her parents, Noah “Toy” Hill and Omie Jones Hill; one daughter, Connie Brooks; three brothers, J.G. Hill, A.C. Hill, and James Thomas Hill; five sisters, Naomi Jones, Irene Jones, Tiny Bonilla, Alice Faye Jackson, and Orene Keltner.
Pallbearers for the service will be Larry Keller, Jeff Leonard, Bobby Jones, Billy Jones, Jeffrey Antwine, and Ryan Kelley. All arrangements and services are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.