Thelma Christina Brooks, age 83, of Murfreesboro went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, May 3, 2013. A native of Murfreesboro, TN, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Emily “Irene” Bass. She was a retiree of General Electric and Walmart as a greeter.
Ms. Brooks is survived by her daughters Carolyn Verge and Edna McKinney; sisters Frances (Kenneth) James of Murfreesboro and Clara Bass of Chattanooga; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Ms. Brooks will lie in state at Rucker Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 12 to 6 p.m. Services for Ms. Brooks will be on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Prosperity Missionary Baptist Church, 1815 Mt. Herman Road, Murfreesboro, TN. She will lie in state at 12 noon with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Murfreesboro, TN. Services have been entrusted to Rucker Memorial Chapel. 615-895-2200 www.ruckermemorial.com