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In Memory of

Martha B. Brooks

March 23, 1923 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Martha Blalack Brooks died peacefully at home on June 10th, at the age of 94. She was a devoted member and the oldest parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Martha was also valedictorian of her high school class at Ursuline Academy, a business entrepreneur as owner of Fashion Lamps until she was 83 years old, and dedicated to her family and abundant community of friends. Most especially, Martha will always be remembered for her optimistic spirit, as well as her generous heart and support for charity and those in need.
Martha was born in March...

Martha Blalack Brooks died peacefully at home on June 10th, at the age of 94. She was a devoted member and the oldest parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Martha was also valedictorian of her high school class at Ursuline Academy, a business entrepreneur as owner of Fashion Lamps until she was 83 years old, and dedicated to her family and abundant community of friends. Most especially, Martha will always be remembered for her optimistic spirit, as well as her generous heart and support for charity and those in need.
Martha was born in March 23, 1923, in Dallas. She was married to Kenneth Ardel Brooks for 40 years, until his death in 1980. She is survived by her children Barbara Fairfield, Michael Brooks and Ann Brooks; as well as her grandchildren Karen, Stephen and Emilie, and great grandchildren Jake and Glenn.
A viewing will be held from 5:00 -7:00 PM on June 23rd, at the Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 Northwest Highway, Dallas. It will be followed by a rosary at 7:00 PM. A funeral Mass will be held on June 24th at 10:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3811 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas. Interment will be held at Calvary Hill 3235 Lombardy Lane, followed by a celebration of her life at Trinity Hall at 1:00 PM (Holy Trinity Church).
Memorial gifts may be made to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul-Holy Trinity or to Ursuline Academy.