Barbara Duane Brooks
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Barbara Duane Brooks
  • February 22, 1942 - February 24, 2017
  • Texas

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Barbara Duane Hardin Brooks, 75, longtime resident of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal life on February 24, 2017. She was born on February 22, 1942 to Floyd and Bea Hardin in Merkel, Texas. She was the fifth of nine children. In 1951, her family moved to Odessa, she attended grade school and graduated from Ector High School in 1962. Barbara enlisted into the United States Women's Army Corp in 1963. She was honorably discharged in 1965. She was a member of The Order of Eastern Stars Chapter 447 of Odessa, Texas for over 40 years. She was a member of American Legion Post 430, and worked bingo for American Legion, VFW and Auxiliary. She is preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Bea Hardin; brothers; Floyd Hulan, Ollie Odell, and Louie Leon. She is survived by her son Stacy Brooks; sisters Mollie Jeanne Hardin, Ruby Hardin, Dana (Greg) Meeks; brothers Delbert( Linda) Hardin, Lynn (Lennie "D") Hardin. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 1:00p.m. Frank W. Wilson Funeral Chapel. In Lieu of Flowers family request donations be made to Order of Eastern Stars Chapter, or a Charity of your choice. Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

She fought the battle, but God won the war