The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

January 3, 2014

Shirley Brooks

— Shirley Ann (Linker) Brooks, 78, formerly of Arp, passed away Jan. 2, 2014, in Rogers, Ark.

She was born Aug. 26, 1935, in Arp to Thomas Loransa and Nora Lorene (Stockton) Linker. Shirley married Jim Don Brooks on Jan. 13, 1964, in Dallas. She worked as a clerk and retired from AT&T. She was of the Presbyterian faith.

Mrs. Brooks is survived by her son, Michael Don Brooks and wife Melissa of Bella Vista, Ark.; a sister, Billie Linker of Tyler; three grandchildren, Candice, Michaela, and Skylar Brooks; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Shirla Brooks, and brother Jim Linker.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lynch Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.

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