Originally created 09/30/00

Mrs. Odessa Brooker



ALLENDALE, S.C. - Mrs. Odessa Tilley Brooker, 91, of Pickrum Street, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at McDuffie County Regional Medical Center, Thomson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Allendale County, with the Rev. Henry Murdaugh officiating. Burial will be in Hayes Cemetery, Allendale County.

Mrs. Brooker, a native of Allendale County, was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Fidelity Chapter 40, St. Mark Sisters Benevolence Society, St. John Benevolence Society, Appleton Club and Mount Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a member of Mount Calvary Sisters Benevolence Society and the senior choir.

Survivors include three daughters, Sallie R. Brooker, New Haven, Conn., Georgia Sturgis, Thomson, and Juanese Brooker, Hamden, Conn.; and six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Cave Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 30, 2000