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Ruth M. Brooks

December 25, 1951 — February 28, 2022

Ruth M. Brooks (Nee Sanders), 70, of Carmi IL, formerly of Desoto, MO passed from this life on February 28, 2022. Mrs. Brooks was a member of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church in Ware, MO.  She was the wife of the late Kenneth Brooks and a daughter to the late Kermit and Nadine (Nee Peters) Sanders. 

She was the sister to four brothers; Kermit “Butch” Sanders of Tennessee, Carl Sanders of Illinois, and the late Ronnie Sanders of Illinois and late Larry Sanders.

She was the mother to one daughter, Brooke Williams Pennington of Peoria IL and three sons: Brock Adam Atchison of Carmi, IL, James Sanders of Mount Vernon IL, and the late Korie Williams.

She also had a beloved dog, the late Chaos. 

She was a grandmother to two grandchildren; Tyler Williams, Mount Vernon IL and Darryon Williams, Hillsboro MO; two step-grandchildren Dennis (Devon) Culey, and Danielle (Caleb) John, both of Hillsboro MO; 6 great-grandchildren; Kyecen Flowers, Kaelynn, Korie Leo, and KylieMarie Williams; Kingston and Kamdon Williams.

The graveside funeral service will be on March 10, 2022, at 11 am at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, 11441 Ware Church Rd, Ware, Missouri.  Funeral arrangements under the direction of Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri.

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