Margaret Kerns Brooks

Margaret Grace “Maggie” Kerns Brooks of Milford, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Otterbein-Lebanon Retirement Center in Lebanon, Ohio.

She was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Delaware, Ohio.  Preceding her in death were her father, Sherman Kerns, and her mother, Biancia Kerns, and several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her three children, Sandra Kay Brooks, Henry Ward (Rebecca) Brooks III and Michael Dean Brooks; three grandchildren, Jason (Crystal) Watson, Taylor Brooks and Christopher (Heather) della Volpe; and two great-grandchildren, Jason Watson Jr. and Courtney Watson; her former husband, Henry Ward Brooks Jr.; her brothers, Sherman Kerns Jr. and Ralph Kerns; and her sister, Katherine Hoover. 

A memorial service celebrating Maggie’s life is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the York United Methodist Church in York Center. Burial follows immediately in the York Center Cemetery, followed by a luncheon  at the York Center United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the York United Methodist Church, 28170 State Route 739, West Mansfield, OH 43358.