Martha L. (Powers) Brooks, 53, of DuBois, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
Born on April 7, 1957 in DuBois, she was a daughter of the late Craig and Gretchen (Swisher) Powers. She was the wife of Kenneth R. Brooks. The couple had been married for 36 years.
Martha was a 1975 DAHS graduate and member of St. Bernard's Church in Falls Creek. She was employed with Save A Lot and had previously worked at World of Auto Parts. Martha enjoyed her kids, grandkids and all her friends and customers at Save A Lot. She was an avid Steelers, Pirates,and NASCAR fan.
In addition to her husband, Ken, Martha is survived by four sons: Leo J. "Jamie" Brooks and his wife Tracy of Rockton, Christopher C. Brooks of DuBois, Kenneth M. Brooks and his wife Laura of Pittsburgh, Ryan P. Brooks of DuBois; one daughter, Mallory A. Brooks and her fiancé Joshua Overholser of DuBois; and six grandchildren, Lucas, Nathan, Madison, Noah, Liam, and Falyne.
Also surviving are her brother Craig Powers and his wife, Mary of Mississippi.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 11:00 AM.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday, May 7, 2010 from 2 to 4:00 and 6 to 8:00 pm and on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of services.
On-line tributes may be made at www.mem.com