Wilma MAXINE BROOKS, age 95, of Tecumseh Oklahoma passed away Friday, March 4, 2022, at The Regency Skilled Nursing in Shawnee Oklahoma.
MAXINE was born March 2, 1927, in Earlsboro, Oklahoma to Norpha Montgomery and Violet Olympia (Houtz) Montgomery, the third of eight Children. She attended school in Harjo, Ok.
Maxine married CHARLES WILLIAM BROOKS August 19, 1944. They celebrated seventy-five years of marriage in 2019.
Maxine is survived by her son, Charles Michael Brooks and spouse Jackie Brooks of Tecumseh, grandson and spouse, Logan C.P. Brooks and Katie Brooks and great grandson, Riley A. Brooks of Newalla, Oklahoma. Also surviving; brothers Marion Montgomery of Tecumseh; Otho Montgomery and wife Pat Montgomery of Tecumseh; and sister Irma Montgomery also of Tecumseh; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Maxine was proceeded in death by her parents Norpha and Violet Montgomery; her husband Charles Brooks; Sister Helen Montgomery Tecumseh, sister Roberta Cotton, Arkansas, sister Evelyn Gamble, Midwest City, OK, Sister Cora Mae Strehlow, Wisconsin and brothers Don Montgomery, Maud, Ok and Cecil Montgomery, Shawnee, Ok.
Maxine enjoyed fishing, was an avid quilter, accomplished seamstress, active with the Tecumseh Senior Center, a member of Freewill Baptist Church and until 2019 was a water aerobics instructor at St. Gregory’s. She also enjoyed her flower garden spending many hours in them. Back porch conversations with nephews and nieces were important to her. Maxine delighted in spending time playing with great grandson, Riley.
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