Jennifer Brooks, 21, of Dale, a loving daughter, granddaughter, and sister passed away last week at St. Paul”s hospital in Dallas. She was born on January 15, 1987 to William David and Gayle Brooks.
Jennifer died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, from cystic fibrosis – a disease she had battled her entire life. Jennifer”s life could have been saved with a lung transplant, s
o the family asks the community to please “be a life-saver” and register to be organ donors.
Jennifer was a 2005 graduate of Lockhart High School. She was a member of the honor society, and received a scholarship in writing to Texas State University.
She is survived by her parents; sisters Amanda Brooks, of Lockhart, and Sarah Mathews, and husband Nick, of Austin; and grandmother Jerre Fox, of Santa Fe, N.M. Jennifer was engaged to be wed to fiancé, Remington Burklund, of Maxwell.
Other surviving relatives are brother-in-law Chance Roberts, and nephews Clayton and Colton, and niece Kylie Roberts.
A visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, from 2 – 8 p.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home. Graveside services were on Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Bunton Cemetery, in Dale, Texas.
Arrangements were under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, Texas 512-398-4791.