Obituary of Naomi M. Brooks
Naomi M Brooks passed away at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the National Health Care facility in West Columbia. She was 92 and in good health.
She was the youngest daughter of the late Leamon and Mary Jeffcoat of the Edmund community, SW of Columbia in Lexington County. She was the youngest of 13 children. She married her late husband, Henry Brooks, in Winnsboro, SC in October of 1948. After 21 years of military service and 55 years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 2003.
Except for several years in Germany, Naomi lived most of her adult life in West Columbia, SC. She was raised as a Baptist and a member of the Harmony Baptist Church, Gaston, SC. She enjoyed being a homemaker, traveling, gardening, fishing and several small loving dogs. She is best remembered by her friends and companions of 8 years residence at Jenni Lynn Assisted Living facility, as a very sweet, friendly, kind, never complaining, compassionate lady who often enjoyed listening to the drama and adventures of her fellow residents. Naomi was foremost, a Loving Mother, a Faithful Wife and a Friend to all God's Creatures. She will be sadly missed by friends and family alike.
Naomi is preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Brooks. She is survived by two sons and daughter-in laws, James and Kay Brooks of Greer, SC and John and Cathy Brooks of West Columbia, SC; three grandchildren, Jacob Brooks of Liberty SC, Emily Mangus of Woodstock GA and Jonathan Brooks of Cumming GA. She also has four great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were conducted by Thompson's Funeral Home of West Columbia.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia followed by a funeral service at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Burial will be at a later date.