Mrs. Minnie Johnetta Brooks, age 82, of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 3:52 AM in her residence. She was born Sept. 16, 1934 in East Chicago, Indiana to Johnetta Covington and Thomas Bass. She committed her life to Christ at an early age and served as an active member on Antioch Missionary Baptist Church’s usher board until relocating to Warsaw, Indiana in 2008. Mrs. Minnie Brooks was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana class of 1952. Mrs. Minnie retired from Card-O-Links after serving 35 years, but decided that her work wasn’t done yet. Minnie continued to work for the city of East Chicago as a recreational supervisor at Goodman Park until her health decided otherwise. Minnie loved her children and grandchildren immensely and loved to spend time with her family. She was very creative, spending hours painting and cooking for her family. She also enjoyed playing dominoes and “Keno” with her family. Minnie’s genuine spirit will truly be missed.
Mrs. Minnie Brooks departed on July 2, 2017. She is preceded in death by her mother Johnetta Covington, father Thomas Bass, and great-grand daughter Heaven Wilbert, and son-in-law Robert Wilbert. She leaves to cherish her memories her Aunt (Alice Bennett), children Lloyd Gordon, Bobby Gordon (Leslie), Morris Wilkerson (Pam), Johnetta Renee Wilbert, Lynette McLaurin. Grandchildren Robert (Erika) Bruce, Lloyd (Keesha) Bruce, Ronnie (Benita) Guy, Michael Bruce, Kyle Wilbert (Angela), Karl Wilbert, BJ Gordon, Christy Gordon, Morris Wilkerson Jr, Malaysia Wilkerson, Anthony Gordon, Antonio Gordon. 22 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. And close family friends Charlene Gordon, Laura Guyand and Tam Stephens She will be missed.
Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Saturday, July 8, 2017 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Pastor Mark Frazier will officiate the services. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.