Colleen Ward Brooks born January 21, 1930, in Wichita, Kansas, the 2nd child of 7 children. Colleen passed away October 29, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla. At the time of her death, she was 92 years old.
Colleen spent most of her childhood days in Boynton, Oklahoma with her adopted mother Laura Scott Love. Colleen attended Boynton High School. where she was class treasurer. Colleen graduated class of 1949.
She met the love of her life, James Mayo Brooks. They were married June 21, 1949, at Uganda Martha Catholic Church in Okmulgee Ok. They had 4 children – James Mason Brooks, Ethel LaDetra Brooks and Sharon Fay Brooks.
Colleen worked for St John Child Development Center as supervisor where she worked until retirement after 24 years of service.
Colleen was active with Ladies Auxiliary at St Augustine Church. Colleen was a member of Knights of Peter Claver which she worked with the junior daughters.
Colleen leaves to celebrate her life and legacy: her beloved husband of 73 years, James Mayo Brooks. Three children Mason, Ethel and Sharon Brooks, grandchildren and a host of relatives and loving friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 from 1PM-8PM, at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer, 2103 E. 3rd Street., Tulsa, Ok. A rosary service will be taking place the same day at 4PM, also at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer.
A funeral service for Colleen will be held at Saint Augustine Church at 10:00 AM on Saturday, November 12, 2022. Saint Augustine Church: 1720 E. Apache, Tulsa, OK 74110
- Date & Time: November 12, 2022 (10:00 AM)
- Venue: St. Augustine Catholic Church
- Location: 1720 E Apache St Tulsa, OK 74110 - (Get Directions)