Carrie Brooks
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Carrie Brooks
  • November 24, 1920 - October 17, 2017
  • Monroe, North Carolina

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Carrie Mullis Brooks, 96, passed October 17, 2017 at Jesse Helms Nursing Center. Carrie was born in Monroe NC, daughter of the late Julius C. Mullis and Etta Melton Mullis. Carrie was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William Clifford Brooks and a son, Curtis R. Brooks. She is survived by sons Cecil Brooks (Carole deceased) of Monroe, Craven Brooks (Anne) of Waxhaw, Coy Brooks (Lori deceased) of Monroe. Daughters Carole Wilson (Smith) of Monroe, Candice Helms of Monroe, Carson Helms (Eddie) of Monroe. And siblings Charles Mullis (Pat) of Colonial Heights VA, Judge Mullis (Katherine) of Monroe, Boyce Mullis (Barbara) of Monroe, Julie Carpenter (Bruce deceased) of Grottoes VA. Deceased siblings are Jeanette Whitley, Mary Lee Love, Faye Morton, Edward Mullis and Billy Mullis. Carrie dearly loved her 15 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Carrie was a homemaker, loving mom and helper to her husband on the farm. She had a great love of flowers and also loved quilting. At Jesse Helms she kept busy by making bracelets and necklaces and gave them to all staff, visitors and residents. The family will receive friends Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe. A service to celebrate Carrie's life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017 in McEwen Funeral Home's Colonial Chapel. Interment will follow in Marshville City Cemetery. The family would like to thank all the caregivers, friends and visitors for the last few years of her life. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice of Union County. 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe NC 28110.