Obituaries - Dec. 11, 2008

Mildred Faye Waldrop Brooks

Mildred Faye Waldrop Brooks, 84, widow of Richard Fleetwood Brooks of Morrow, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at Southern Regional Medical Center. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Brooks was a retired dental hygienist and was Past Worthy Matron of the Lakewood Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include two sons, James R. Brooks and wife Lorell of Riverdale; Robert L. Brooks and Vickie Taylor of Morrow; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine great-great- grandchildren, and three nieces. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec.13, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Morrow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Clinic, a ministry of First Baptist Church of Morrow, Lake Harbin Road, Morrow, Ga.

Shirley Thomaston

Mrs. Shirley Jane Pepperd Thomaston, age 77, of Jonesboro, passed away, Dec. 9, 2008. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge.