Janet Sue Brooking, of Leesville, passed away at her home on morning of July 22, 2021. She was 77 years old.
Sue entered this life in Mitchell, Indiana on March 13, 1944. She was the loving daughter of Mary Elizabeth Stabler. Janet was a graduate of Tunnelton High School, Class of 1962. She spent most of her life around the Ft. Ritner and Leesville area, except when she left to marry her Marine, who was stationed in California. On April 7, 1963, she married the love of her life in San Te, California, Robert ‘Bob’ Brooking. This union of over 58 years brought a son Robert Winton and a daughter Marcella Elizabeth. Bob preceded Sue on May 4, 2021.
Sue was a devoted wife, loving mother, and Grandma. She was of Christian Faith and attended Heltonville Methodist Church. She loved being a homemaker to her family. She loved quilting, cross stitching, and any stitchwork she could learn. After raising her family, she went on to be a forklift driver for Spartan, and the went to work at the Vallonia Tree Nursery. She retired after 15 years of dedication of the nursery.
She leaves those to cherish her memories, her children, Bob Brooking and his wife Tina of Brownstown, and Marcella Edwards and her husband Jim of Heltonville, grandchildren, James Cody Edwards and his wife Ashland, Bret Cory Edwards, and Kaleb Brooking, and a great-granddaughter Harley Elizabeth Edwards, and a brother Robert Stabler and his wife Wanda of Joliet, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her mother and her husband.
A Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday at 1:00 pm July 27, 2021 at Hague Funeral Home of Medora with Pastor Larry Dalton officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her Marine at Proctor Cemetery/ Dixon Chapel
Visitation will be on Tuesday July 27, 2021 at Hague Funeral Home from 11:00 am until time of the service.
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