Margaret Brooks

March 19, 1937 ~ June 16, 2022

          Margaret Brooks, 85, of Farmington, passed away June 16, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by the ones who loved her.  She was born March 19, 1937, in Patton, to the late Rastus Dave and Lucille Sarah (Bollinger) Duncan.  Margaret worked as a Physical Therapist for 30 plus years, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis.  She was a member of the Gospel Light Freewill Baptist Church in Bonne Terre and she loved car rides in the country, talking about her Bollinger County roots, but most of all, her puppies and family.

          She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond R. Brooks; son, Zane Ray Brooks; one grandson, great-grandson; brother, Jerry Duncan; and son in-law, Glen Govero.

          Margaret is survived by her daughters, Myra Nickles, Verna Brooks, Veena Govero, Nicki Brooks, and Michelle (Milton) Proctor; fourteen grandchildren; and thirty great-grandchildren.

          Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Thursday, June 23, 2022, from 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.  Reverend Clyde Berry will be officiating, assisted by Adam Sanftner.  Interment will follow at Christian Cemetery in Fredericktown.  Memorials may be directed, in honor of Margaret’s memory, to the Farmington Pet Adoption


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