Frances K. Brooks
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Frances K. Brooks
  • November 1, 1926 - December 1, 2017
  • Lynchburg, Virginia

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Frances K. Brooks, 91 of Lynchburg passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. She was the widow of Clyde W. Brooks, Sr. to whom she was married for 73 years.

She was born on June 12, 1926 in Lynchburg, daughter of the late Harry H. Knowles, Sr. and the late Nannie Francis Knowles.

Frances was retired from Griffin Pipe Credit Union. After her retirement she and Clyde traveled extensively and spent winters in Zephyrhills, FL for 24 years.

In addition to her husband and parents, Frances was preceded in death, by her brothers, Harry H. Knowles, Jr. and Edwin W. Knowles as well as a sister, Thelma K. Fore.

She is survived by two daughters, Beverly B. Ranson (Charlie) and Carol B. Mayberry (Mickey); three sons, C.W. Brooks, Jr. (Daronda), Clifton K. Brooks and Clayton A. Brooks (Janie); sister, Peggy K. Layne; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm Monday, December 4, 2017 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Pastor John Sines, Jr. officiating.

There will be no formal visitation hours at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Human Kind, 150 Linden Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503

Whitten Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel, is serving the family