Burkie Hood Brickle, 77, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. John B. Carroll officiating. The family will meet friends on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 319 Margie Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088 or National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 N.W. 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136.
Mrs. Brickle was born in Macon, Georgia to the late Robert A and Laura Tyler Hood. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Bobby Croom and Eddie T. Brickle and brothers, James Tyler and Grady Tyler. She worked for the Georgia Forestry Commission and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Brickle was a member of the Ladies of the Moose Club and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her beloved children, Robbie (Elaine) Croom, Jr. of Crossville, TN, Chris (Rebecca) Croom of Macon, Jeffrey S.(Pam) Croom of Macon, grandchildren, Kristen Croom, Jennifer Croom, Joshua Croom, Cameron Croom, and Abigail Croom, great grandchild, Georgia Makayla Denton, and brothers, C.B. (Helen) Hood of Milledgeville, and Olan (Marge) Tyler of Atlanta, GA., and sister-in-law, Minnie Bell Tyler of Jones, Co., and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of The Blair House of College Hill and Vista Care Hospice for the care given to Mrs. Brickle.
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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.