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Louise Ellis Webb Brooks

d. March 22, 2020

Louise Webb Brooks, 89, passed on Sunday, March 22, 2020 surrounded by family at her home in Siler City, NC. Due to the corona virus a private funeral service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Siler City. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City. Louise was born October 4, 1930 in Henderson, NC. She grew up in Louisburg, NC as the mayor's daughter and graduated from Greensboro College. She was a proud member of the Cheerwine 9. After marriage, she interrupted a teaching career to raise four children but returned to teaching as a U. S. History instructor at Jordan-Matthews High School in Siler City. Preceded in death by her father William C. Webb, mother Louise Ellis Webb, and husband Frank "Yank" Brooks, Jr., she is survived by daughters Leah Brooks Kearney and Lisa Brooks Morse, sons Frank "Gib" Brooks, III and William "Bill" Webb Brooks, and a beloved granddaughter Sarah Elizabeth Morse. Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929 Online condolences may be made at
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Visitation at Funeral Home

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N 2nd Ave, Siler City, NC 27344

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