Brooke, Susan M. (2009)

Obituary of Susan M. Brooke ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Susan M. Brooke, age 58 of Nebo passed away Monday February 16, 2009 at her residence.  Susan was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is a daughter of Robert J. Ide and Deloras McDonald.  She is a member of Nebo First Baptist Church, a homemaker and former babysitter.  She was a former school teacher and church secretary.  Susan was a loving foster parent and a member of McDowell County Pregnancy Care Center.

In addition to her parents, Susan is survived by her husband Mark D. Brooke of the home; two children, Ben Brooke and his wife Diana of Asheville and Heather Watkins and her husband Jamie of Glenwood; three grandsons, Landon, Nolan and Nathan; one brother Keith Ide of Michigan; one sister Peggy Kruzel of Michigan.

A funeral service will be held Thursday February 19, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. at Nebo First Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the church.  Interment will be in Nebo First Baptist Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McDowell County Pregnancy Care Center 1030-D Baldwin Avenue Marion, NC 28752.  Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 18, 2008 Volume 15 # 7