April 24, 1923 - September 18, 2014
Mary Alice Brooks, 91, of Viola, daughter of the late Paul Wade and Ellen Joyce Wade, was born April 24, 1923 in Bakersfield, MO. She died Septmenber 18, 2014 at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Arkansas, at the age of 91 years4 months and 25 days.
She was united in marriage to Eric Brooks Aug. 16, 1955. She worked in public jobs all her life until her retirement. She was a member of the Nazerine Church.
She is survived by one brother, Ray Wade and wife Frances of Viola; several nieces and nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, Arnold Smith; brother Ralph Wade; two sisters: Elsie Wade Price and Lola Cotter, and her father and mother.
Pallbearers will be: Kenneth Cotter, Jordan Cotter, Phillip Cotter, David Martin and Jeff Martin.
Graveside Funeral Services are Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11 am at Bakersfield Cemetery, Bakersfield, Missouri, under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.