Mary Catherine Ivey Brooks
Mary Catherine Ivey Brooks
  • February 7, 1921 - August 11, 2017
  • Plano, Texas

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Mary Catherine Ivey Brooks, passed away August 11 in Dallas at age 96. She was born in 1921 in Steven's Pottery, Georgia, and graduated from Elgin (Texas) High school. Catherine met Morris Brooks in 1937 at UT-Austin. They were married from 1941 - 2010 (69 years).
Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Elizabeth Echols and James Ray Ivey, her brother, James Ivey, and her husband, Morris. Catherine is survived by four children: son Glynn (Carol) Brooks, daughter Elizabeth (Mark) Carter, son Gary (Patti) Brooks and daughter Judy Brooks Taylor, (widow of Steve). She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a nephew and 2 nieces.

A memorial service will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on August 26 at the Sparkman Crane Funeral Home, 10501 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the American Red Cross in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.