Amy Louise Brooks, 92, Independence, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at St. John’ s Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Bible Holiness Church in Independence, Kansas with burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence, Kansas. Memorial may be made to the Independence Bible School and may be left with the chapel.
Amy was born September 16, 1926 in Elk City, Kansas to Andrew and Melissa Louise (Burks) Phillips. Amy attended and graduated Elk City, Kansas Schools. Amy married Orval Raymond Brooks on June 12, 1948 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma the couple made their home in Independence, Kansas and Amy was employed as a Cafeteria Worker for USD 446 for a number of years. Orval preceded Amy in death and Amy married Don Morris on October 21, 1988 in Miami, Oklahoma. Don preceded Amy in death. Amy is a 70 plus year active member of the Bible Holiness Church, she enjoyed cooking, crafts, quilting, her church and family time with her children and grandchildren.
Amy was preceded in death by her parents, nine siblings, Walter Phillips, Andrew Phillips, Elmer Phillips, Cecil Phillips, Laura Phillips, Sarah Phillips, Irene Coffey, Esther Phillips, and Ethel Breckenburg. And two husbands, Orval Raymond Brooks, and Don Morris. Those left to cherish her memory include six children, Ronnie ( Marsha) Ashford, Independence, Kansas, Gary ( Mary) Brooks, Cherryvale, Kansas, Dwight ( Judy) Brooks, Independence, Kansas, Larry ( Carolyn) Brooks, Independence, Kansas, Kathy Pollock, Independence, Kansas, Carolyn McClure, Independence, Kansas, 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great great-granddaughter. To leave a special message for the family please visit www.webbrodrickfuenralhome.com. Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
while living half a block from Amy, I first met her walking her dog and sitting outside. Our paths have crossed numerous times since then--the last time at the nursing home. May she rest in peace.
Juliana WetterIndependence, KS
My condolences to Kathy and Kay and family sorry to hear Great Aunt Amy had passed. Love y'all and sorry we can't make it. Love Missy and Michael
Missy ManningAthens, TX
I'm going to miss you Aunt Amy. But I know where you are, and you are happy and at peace. Love you.
Cecelia Louise ManningFlorence, TX
Kathy and Kay,
I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know it's hard even though you know she's where she wanted to be. My mom will certainly miss her, and seeing you at the home.
Jan RobinsonFredonia, KS
Dwight & Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Montgomery County Public Works
Montgomery County Public WorksIndependence, KS
So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all.
Jeanette FloresElk City, KS