November 24, 1920 - September 25, 2017
Vera E. Brooks, 96, of Watervliet died Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Pine Ridge Nursing Home in Lincoln Township. Vera was born on Nov 24, 1920 in Cates, IN to Amos and Maude Crowder. She married her husband, Veril Brooks, and together they celebrated over 60 wonderful years of marriage in the Benton Harbor area. He preceded her in death in 1989. She worked at Potlatch in St. Joseph Michigan for a number of years, and was employed in grocery retail. She also worked for many years as a caregiver. She was also a volunteer at the Red Cross and the Coloma Senior Center. Vera was a past matron of the Benton Harbor Eastern Star. She was an active member of the Twelve Corners Community Church as well as a member of the Ladies Circle. Vera will be remembered for many amazing things such as her giving personality and her exceptional jams and pickles. Everyone was always invited to sit down for a meal at Vera’s. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts, and playing cards with her friends. Vera was a very hard working and caring individual, but most of all, a loving mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by the many people who cherished her. Her family includes her children; Verita Pullins of Federal Way, WA and Vadonna Jackson of Watervliet; her 9 grandchildren, her 16 great grandchildren and her 23 great great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son, Vance, her daughter, Valrea, and her grand daughter Lisa Forrest. Vera was the last surviving member of the 10 Crowder children. Services celebrating her life will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, Oct 4, at the Davidson Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Coloma. Burial will follow in North Shore Memory Gardens. Friends and relatives are invited to meet with the family for a viewing beginning at 11:30 AM on Wed at the Davidson Chapel. Per Vera’s request, Memorials may be made to the Berrien County Humane Society. Please share memories, messages or photos at www.florin.net.
Vera E. Brooks, 96, of Watervliet died Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Pine Ridge Nursing Home in Lincoln Township. Vera was born on Nov 24, 1920 in Cates, IN to Amos and Maude Crowder. She married her husband, Veril Brooks, and together... View Obituary & Service Information
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