Sarah Ann Brooks was born August 16, 1926 in South Haven, Michigan, to Charles and Mabel (Brown) Ash.
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Sarah went to be with her lord on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, Veteran’s Day and how fitting for this veterans advocate. She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Mabel Ash, her husband John Robert Brooks Sr., granddaughter Myia Jennings Shepard, and her ten siblings.
She leaves to mourn her legacy daughter, Sandra Jennings; son and special daughter-in-law, Billy (Lenore) Smith Jr.; Sisters-in-law Wilma Ash and Edna Tucker; grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Sarah was employed by Rosepatch & Label Co. and the Peninsular Club. Sarah was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.
Sarah will best be remembered by her work as a veteran’s advocate and member of American Legion Auxiliary Crispus Attucks Unit #59.
Please direct any memorial contributions to benefit Sarah’s beloved servicemen and women of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.