Mildred L. Brooks

August 11, 1924 - January 18, 2010

08/11/1924 - 01/18/2010

Mildred L. Brooks, 85, of Hendersonville, died peacefully with family members by her side on Monday, January 18, 2010, at Hendersonville Health & Rehab. after a long period of declining health.

A native of Craig, Co., she was the daughter of the late Hilliard E. and Viola Marie Forbes.

She lived in Berna Knoll Court and enjoyed the beauty of Western NC since 1999.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, William D. Cummings and Jack Brooks; an infant brother, Hilliard; two brothers, Leonard and Stanley Forbes; and a son, Jack L. Brooks.

Surviving are daughters, Sharon Vance (Steven) of Hendersonville and Vickie D. Brooks of Maryville, TN; grandchildren, Aric H. Vance (Heather) of Asheville, Mason C. Brooks of Claton and Shannon Vance-Huskey (Seth) of Hendersonville; and great-grandchildren, Faolan Brooks of Clayton and Simon Huskey of Hendersonville.

There will be no service held locally. She will be laid to rest with other members of her family in CO.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hendersonville Health and Rehab. and Four Seasons Hospice for their care and compassion.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Richard Harper
8 years ago


Sorry to hear the sad news about your Mother. Keep the memories and focus on the fun times. Richard Harper

Barbara Adams
8 years ago

Dear Vicki, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Penny Byler
8 years ago

Vickie, I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I lost my mother almost 2 years ago, and know your heartbreak. Prayers are sent to you and all your family.

Richard Waters
8 years ago

Richard … Misfit by our neighback . I was diagnosed in Life Care Center for Hendersonville and Asheville five injury and then in here in 26 Klondike Rd. remind from 44 Klondike.

Love for them Vickie and Sherry.

Richard Waters of Hendersonville, NC

Frank McCook
8 years ago

Vickie and family,

My sons and I send our most heartfelt sympathy this day. We pray for your strength, endurance and peace through this difficult time.

Frank, Erich, and Chris McCook

Mildred L, Brooks, 85
8 years ago

I missed two remit and limit the five mission injury from Life Care Center in Hendsonville and Asheville. I missed two personel – Vickie and Sherry. I misfited of mission.

Love, Mildred

Cathy Jenkins
8 years ago

So sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sandy Baker
8 years ago

My heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of your mother. It is never easy to lose a parent and I understand your grief. Please know you are in my thougts and prayers.

Joanne Watson
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss. My pryaers and thoughts are with your and your family.