Brooks, Nancy

Nancy Brooks

April 5, 1940 - September 10, 2017

Nancy Elizabeth (Wright) Brooks of McKinney, Texas passed away on September 10, 2017 at the age of 77.  She was born on April 5, 1940 to Wallace Edwin and Opal Odessa (Duff) Wright in Amarillo, Texas.  Nancy was a homemaker.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in McKinney.

Nancy is survived by her sons, David Brooks and wife, Carolyn, Dan Brooks and wife, Karen all of McKinney, Texas, Duane Brooks and wife, Melanie, Darin Brooks and wife, Frances all of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Ryan Brooks and Reece Brooks both of McKinney, Texas, Amanda Ritchie and husband, Ted of Abilene, Texas, Travis Brooks and wife, Cassie also of McKinney, Texas, Mason Brooks and wife, Carolyn of Austin, Texas, Graham Brooks and wife, Abigail of Houston, Texas, Chase Brooks of Little Rock, Arkansas, Casey Brooks, Andrew Brooks, John Brooks and Samuel Brooks all of Houston, Texas; great-grandchildren, Kate Brooks, Ellie Brooks and Millie Ritchie; sister, Alice Hauck of Park City, Illinois; brother, Lloyd Wright and wife, Carol of Tucson, Arizona; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Wallace; and sister, Joy.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at First Baptist Church, 1615 W. Louisiana St., McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas.

The family requests memorials be made to Alzheimer's Association at

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I am so saddened by finding this news of Nancy's death on the internet. We were great friends from our time at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana and then on we all went to Whiteman Air Force Base, in Knob Noster, Missouri. Nancy and I had such good times together crafting, shopping and just spending time together. I miss you, my dear friend. Barbara Moon, December 1, 2018 My deepest condolences to David, Dan and the Brooks family. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of sadness. May loving memories comfort you during the days ahead. Mina Modha, September 13, 2017 Dan and Karen, please know that we are lifting you and your family up in prayer during this difficult time. May God wrap you up in His warmth and keep you strong duriing this week of deep sense of loss. Randy and Carol Ownby Randy and Carol Ownby, September 12, 2017 So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cathie Duggan, September 12, 2017 Nancy was so proud of her family. You all blessed her life. Jean J. Jean Jernigan, September 12, 2017 David and Dan- I am deeply saddened to hear about your loss. You and your entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Leslie Leslie May, September 12, 2017 Dan - My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you and by all the beautiful memories of your mother. Trudy Routh, September 12, 2017 So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Taresa Mcneely, September 12, 2017 We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Mike and Susan Phillips, September 11, 2017 My deepest condolences to Dan and David Brooks and family. As a mom of 5 boys myself, I know just how special the mother/son bond is. I know you made many precious memories with your mother that you'll always have near and dear to your heart. Sending prayers of strength and comfort to all the Brooks family during this difficult time. God be with you. Brandi Gourley, September 11, 2017 I’m sure your mom was a great inspiration to her children and grandchildren, and I know she must have been very proud of her family. May you find comfort in thinking about all the generations that have been and will be blessed by the life she lived. Barbara Peiffer, September 11, 2017 My thoughts and prayers go out to you, David & Dan & your family, during this time of mourning. Denise Richard, September 11, 2017 We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted for all the Brooks family. Jack and Denice Burnside Webb, September 11, 2017 Dear Duane and family, We are sorrowful with you in the death of your mother, but rejoicing with you, as well, knowing where she dwells today! May all your remembrances of her be filled with joy and smiles. We pray for strength for the days ahead and peace in all choices you make as you go forth. Love in Christ, Mike & Janet Mike and Janet Crouch, September 11, 2017 Our deepest sympathy to you Duane and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Losing a relative is hard but a mom is so very special. May all the fond memories help to ease the pain during this time of grieving. Jim & Pinky Idiaquez, September 10, 2017